Permanent Representative presented credentials to Executive Director of UNEP
Permanent Representative of Bhutan to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, Daw Penjo presented credentials to the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme ( UNEP) and Under Secretary- General of the United Nations His Excellency Mr. Achim Steiner on the 20th of January 2015 at the International Environment House in Geneva.
During the ceremony Mr. Steiner said Bhutan and UNEP enjoy a long standing and excellent relationship. He expressed appreciation to Bhutan for its exemplary efforts in the conservation of environment.
Daw Penjo thanked the UNEP for the continued supports it provides to Bhutan and expressed the desire of the Royal Government to further enhance the cooperation existing between Bhutan and UNEP.
Bhutan has been a recipient of the UNEP’s support since April 1999. UNEP’s headquarter is in Nairobi, Kenya.
Daw Penjo is the first Permanent Representative of Bhutan to present credentials to UNEP.