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            Bhutan presented its 10th periodic report to the Committee on the Convention on Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) on 10 October 2023 at the United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland.  The Bhutanese delegation was led by Cabinet Secretary Kesang Deki. ...

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  The Royal Government of Bhutan organised prayer ceremonies for the safety and protection of our close neighbours and friends in the Indian States of Sikkim and West Bengal which have been severely affected by flash floods. The prayers were held at the Tashichhodzong, Simtokha and Changangkha in Thimphu, as ...

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          At the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Professor Robert Klitgaard conducted a session with officials of the Ministry on ChatGPT and its applications on 2 October 2023 at the Ministry in a mixed mode session. Officials from Bhutan’s Embassies, Missions ...

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade (MoFAET) would like to congratulate Ms. Ugen Chozom on receiving Dhar from His Majesty The King as the Zhung Drongyer (Chief of Protocol). Prior to her appointment, Ms. Chozom served as the Offtg. Chief of Protocol in the Ministry since February 2023 ...

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H.E. (Dr.) Tandi Dorji, Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade is in New York, leading the Royal Government of Bhutan’s delegation to the High-Level Week of the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) which takes place from 19 – 26 September 2023. The delegation includes the ...

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Ambassador of Bhutan to Japan V. Namgyel and Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. of the Embassy of Japan in New Delhi Mr. Kawazu Kunihiko signed the Grant Contract for the Project for the Development of the Institute of Wellbeing for Addiction Control on 26 th September 2023 in New Delhi. Under this ...

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Hon’ble Foreign Minister (Dr.) Tandi Dorji, arrived in New York yesterday to participate in the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA78). Hon’ble Foreign Minister will lead Bhutan’s delegation to the High Level Week of UNGA78 from 19-26 September 2023. Foreign Minister will address the General Debate on ...

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Ambassador Tshoki Choden presented her Letters of Credence to His Majesty King Philippe, King of the Belgians at the Royal Palace in Brussels on 13 September 2023, accrediting her as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Bhutan to the Kingdom of Belgium. After the ceremony, Ambassador Tshoki Choden ...

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Led by the Hon’ble Foreign Minister, Heads of the diplomatic missions and international community in the country offered a 1000 Butter Lamp Lighting Ceremony on Monday, 11th September 2023 at the Dolma Lhakhang, Pangrizampa to celebrate the joyous and auspicious occasion of the Royal Birth of Her Royal Highness the ...

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The new World Health Organisation (WHO) Representative to Bhutan Dr. Bhupinder Kaur Aulakh presented her Credentials to the Hon’ble Foreign Minister Lyonpo (Dr.) Tandi Dorji at the Gyalyong Tshokhang today. Prior to her current assignment to Bhutan, Dr. Aulakh was the Executive Officer to the Regional Director of WHO-SEARO in ...

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