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PM Modi holds bilateral meeting with Bhutan PM Tshering Tobgay

March 15, 2024 1:49 PM IST

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Bhutan Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay, who is on a visit to India, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his official residence on Thursday. The two leaders engaged in productive discussions concerning the “unique and special” partnership between New Delhi and Thimphu.

In a tweet on X, Pime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his happiness to meet his friend and Bhutan’s Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobga.

(10) Narendra Modi on X: “Glad to meet my friend and PM of Bhutan @tsheringtobgay on his first overseas visit in this term. Had productive discussions encompassing various aspects of our unique and special partnership. I convey heartfelt thanks to His Majesty the King of Bhutan and @PMBhutan for inviting… https://t.co/Ab7wXH2TVt” / X (twitter.com)

Tobgay is on a five-day official visit to India. This is his first overseas visit after assuming office.

The Bhutan PM was received at the airport by Union Minister of State for Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Ashwini Choubey on Thursday.

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Randhir Jaiswal said that his visit is a testament to the ties of friendship between the two countries.

The Bhutan PM is accompanied by the Foreign Affairs and External Trade Minister, Energy and Natural Resources Minister, Industry, Commerce and Employment Minister, and senior officials from the Royal Government of Bhutan.

India and Bhutan enjoy exemplary ties of friendship and cooperation, based on trust, goodwill and mutual understanding at all levels

The visit of the Prime Minister of Bhutan will provide an opportunity for the two sides to review the progress in their unique partnership and to discuss ways and means to expand the enduring ties of friendship and cooperation between both nations, the MEA earlier stated.

During their meeting, the Bhutanese PM Tshering Tobgay extended an official state invitation on behalf of King Wangchuk to visit Bhutan, which was accepted by Prime Minister Modi.

(ANI inputs)

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