PM meets the new Indian Ambassador
Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay met the Ambassador of India to Bhutan, H.E. Mr. Jaideep Sarkar at the Gyalyong Tshogkhang last Tuesday.
Welcoming him, Lyonchhen congratulated the new ambassador for having presented his creden- tials to His Majesty the King earlier today.
Lyonchhen and Ambassador Sarkar agreed that both countries share a deep relationship that is not confined by political boundaries but nurtured and strengthened over the decades by the people of the Bhutan and India. Ambassador Sarkar con- veyed that he viewed this relationship with a great optimism and was happy to observe the people of the two countries sharing similar aspirations and dreams.
The two leaders discussed promoting and exploring different pathways of cooperation to accommodate newer areas of mutual economic interests. The Prime Minister expressed that the friendship between Bhutan and India, instituted by the respective leaders have grown stronger since the inception of the First Five Year Plan. Lyonchhen extended his appreciation to the Ambassador for India’s assistance in bring- ing about socio-economic developments in the country and said that Bhutan continues to reap visible benefits of goodwill and support from GoI.
Lyonchhen further congratulated the Ambassador for assuming this very important post and wished him a very successful tenure.