Bhutan and Mongolia to collaborate in UN Peace keeping
Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay met with Gonchig Ganbold the first Ambassador of the Mongolian People’s Republic to Bhutan last Wednesday in the capital.
Lyonchhen highlighted the similarities that exists between the two countries the Ambassador said that Bhutan and Mongolia said that it is not just the commonalities in terms of culture but also in terms of geography – both the courtiers are landlocked. And being the first Ambassador, he pledged to do his best to strengthen the ties between the countries.
Lyonchhen and Ambassador had discussed on the wide range of topics, some of which included discussion on United Nation’s Peace Keeping (UNPK), Livestock, Economy, Health and Democracy.
Lyonchhen thanked the government and people of Mongolia for allowing Bhutanese doctors to undergo higher studies in traditional medicines. As of date seven doctors have already been trained and two doctors are undergoing the study program. Lyonchhen informed the Ambassador that Bhutan has a unique narrative. Our Kings forced democracy upon us, he said.
The Ambassador informed Lyonchhen that Mongolia is the highest contributor to United Nation Peace Keeping (UNPK) and that they will be happy to share their lessons. Accepting the support and guidance Lyonchhen informed the Ambassador that Bhutan is young in this area and said that more and more people need to participate in UNPK to ensure peace and rule of law. Lyonchhen also congratulated Mongolia for taking leadership and initiating Think Tank for Least Developed Countries. (LDCs)