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Permanent Mission of Bhutan to the United Nations in Geneva hosted a Reception to Mark the 111th National Day of Bhutan  The Permanent Mission of Bhutan to the United Nations in Geneva hosted a reception on Monday, 17th December 2018, to celebrate the 111th National Day of Bhutan at the ...

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Bhutan to graduate from the United Nations least developed countries category The seventy-third session of the United Nations General Assembly on 13 December 2018 considered the report of the Economic and Social Council on graduation of Bhutan from the least developed countries (LDC) category at the United Nations Headquarters in ...

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A delegation from the Royal Government of Bhutan, led by Secretary of the National Environment Commission, Mr. Sonam P. Wangdi, is attending the United Nations Conference on Climate Change Conference of Parties 24 (COP 24) in Katowice, Poland. The COP 24 is in its final week and will conclude on ...

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   The Ministry of Foreign Affairs  of Bhutan  and the Department  of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development of Canada signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 12th December 2018 in Thimphu to establish a bilateral consultation mechanism between the two Foreign Ministries. H.E. Ms.   Doma Tshering, Ambassador  of Bhutan to ...

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Dedicated Civil Service Awards 2018

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs organized the award ceremony for ‘Dedicated Civil Service Awards 2018’ at the Minister’s Conference Hall on 12th December 2018. The award was conferred to the recipients in keeping with the Royal Command issued by the Royal Civil Service Commission and as per the Chapter 22 of ...

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The Royal Government of Bhutan celebrated the establishment of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) on Friday 7 December 2018, in Tashichhodzong and observed the thirty-fourth anniversary of the signing of the SAARC Charter. A lighting of a thousand butter lamps was organized at the Kuenray of Tashichhodzong ...

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On 4th December 2018, Kutshab Tshering Gyaltshen Penjor presented his credentials as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Bhutan to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai at the Presidential Palace in Abu ...

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At the invitation of the Bhutan Society of the United Kingdom, Ambassador Pema Choden of the Royal Bhutanese Embassy in Brussels attended the traditional annual dinner in London on 26th November 2018.   Speaking at the event, Ambassador Pema Choden conveyed the deep appreciation of the Royal Government and people ...

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The World Health Organization (WHO) Representative to Bhutan Dr. Rui Paulo de Jesus presented his Credentials to the Hon’ble Minister for Foreign Affairs, Lyonpo Dr. Tandi Dorji, at a ceremony conducted at the Gyalyong Tshogkhang on November 22, 2018. Dr. Rui holds a University Degree in Medicine and Surgery (M.D.) ...

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