PM meets the new EU Ambassador
Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay met Tomasz Kozlowski, the newly appointed Ambassador of European Union at the Gyalyong Tshogkhang last Wednesday.
Lyonchhen extended a hearty welcome to the ambassador and congratulated him for having presented his credentials to His Majesty the King and assuming the position as EU’s ambassador to Bhutan.
The EU ambassador expressed that he was impressed to observe the institution of democracy in Bhutan. On this, the Prime Minister thanked EU for their generous support in Bhutan’s social and political development.
During the meeting, the two leaders discussed furthering cooperation in sustainable agricul- ture, combating climate change and disaster management. Lyonchhen extended his gratitude to EU’s useful assistance and support to NGOs in Bhutan, which is expected to encourage sustainable and carbonneutral tourism in the Kingdom.
Lyonchhen further added that EU’s increased assistance in terms of budgetary support to the local government and civil society organizations in the country has proven to be very useful. Lyonchhen informed that Bhutan is encouraged by EU’s commitment to further strengthen and expand areas of bilateral cooperation.
The ambassador conveyed that he would work in his best interests and continue to build on the existing excellent bilateral relations between Bhutan and EU.