Last Updated: Jan 31, 2024
Foreign Secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra met Prime Minister of Bhutan Tshering Tobgay to discuss multifaceted cooperation between India and Bhutan. Foreign Secretary is on a three day official visit to Bhutan, which begun on 29 January. The Prime Minister of Bhutan also hosted a dinner for the Foreign Secretary and his delegation at his residence. During the visit, Foreign Secretary Kwatra also held bilateral consultations with Foreign Secretary of Bhutan Aum Pema Choden on wide range of issues on mutual cooperation between India and Bhutan in space, energy, trade, technology, economic ties, and people-to-people ties.
According to the Ministry of External Affairs, the visit provided an opportunity for wide ranging discussions on all aspects of the bilateral relationship including development partnership, 13th Five Year Plan, cooperation in energy, trade, technology, connectivity, infrastructure, economic ties between the two countries. It said the visit is in keeping with the well-established tradition of regular exchanges between Bhutan and India. The Ministry said it will further strengthen the existing close ties of friendship and cooperation between the two countries.