Director General Border Roads visits Bhutan
Director General Border Roads, Lieutenant General Suresh Sharma, Ati Visist Sewa Medal is on a eight day visit to Royal Kingdom of Bhutan to review the works under taken by Project Dantak.
The General officer accompanied with wife Mrs Simmy Sharma who is also the President of Border Roads Organisation Wife’s Welfare Association (BROWWA) will embark on his maiden visit to Bhutan with effect from 28th May. He is slated to visit both East and West Bhutan to generate clear understanding of the road infrastructure requirements in land of thunder dragon and the perception of His Majesty and Government Officials. With productivity and quality being General’s Key Result Areas, he is also likely to spell out the future road map of Project Dantak. The fact that the General Officer is the first DGBR to visit both Western and Eastern Bhutan in a single visit shows his commitment for the cause of this great country.
Ever since the first Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru came to Bhutan on horseback, Project Dantak has been associated with development of Bhutan and now with visit of Director General of Border Roads during start of new working season will certainly cement the bond- ing between two nations and raise the morale of troops working in testing conditions.
The General Officer is likely to have an audience with His Majesty The King of Bhutan and His Majesty the Fourth King as well as will call on Hon’ble Prime Minister of Bhutan and prominent dignitaries of RGoB.
During his visit General Officer will perform the ground breaking ceremony of much awaited Chuzom-Haa road on 01 June 2016 & inspect various road sectors including Damchu-Chukha, Damchu-Haa link Road, and Chuzom-Drugyal-Dzong Road. In subsequent part of his visit he will inaugurate Druk Gaizam Bridge in Eastern Bhutan and will review the road works along Trashigang-Yadi and Darranga-Trashigang Road sector. Besides, Mrs Simmy Sharma, President BROWWA will also inaugurate & dedicate the ‘Friendship Park’ constructed by Dantak at Samdrup Jongkhar to the people of the region on 04 June 2016.
The proposed visit of Director General Border Roads has generated a lot of hope amongst to people of Bhutan who are eagerly awaiting the much needed impetus to the connectivity of its major road sectors and a subsequent boost to its economy. Project Dantak is set to gain a lot from the visit and is all geared up to bring about quantitative and qualitative change in road infrastructure sector of Bhutan.