Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay meets H.E Dr. S. Jaishankar, Foreign Secretary of India
L yonchhen Tshering Tobgay met H.E Dr. S. Jaishankar, Foreign Secretary, Government of India (GoI) at the Gyelyong Tshogkhang last Sunday.
Lyonchhen congratu- lated Dr. Jaishankar on his appointment as the Foreign Secretary of India and thanked him for choosing Bhutan as his first bilateral visit after resuming the post of the Foreign Secretary, GoI.
Lyonchhen said that India is playing a leadership role in the SAARC region and added that there is a renewed sense of optimism in the region. Lyonchhen thanked the GoI for continuously supporting Bhutan in its development activities. The GoI has continuously supported Bhutan in its Five Year Plan activities, starting from the 1st Five Year Plan, which began in 1961 and the biggest support received was for the 11th Five Year Plan Lyonchhen said.
Dr. Jaishankar assured Lyonchhen on Indian’s consistent support in Bhutan’s development activities.
Amongst other important issues Lyonchhen and Foreign Secretary also discussed Hydro Power, e- library and motor vehicle agreement.