Bhutan am­bas­sador presents the let­ter of cre­dence to His Majesty of The Nether­lands

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Am­bas­sador Pema Cho­den pre­sented her Let­ters of Cre­dence to His Majesty Willem-Alexan­der, King of The Nether­lands at the No­ordeinde Palace in The Hague ac­cred­it­ing her as Am­bas­sador Ex­tra­or­di­nary and Plenipo­ten­tiary of the King­dom of Bhutan to the King­dom of the Nether­lands last Wed­nes­day.

His Majesty King Willem-Alexan­der wel­comed Am­bas­sador Pema Cho­den to The Nether­lands. He fondly re­called his pri­vate visit to Bhutan in 2007. He wished Am­bas­sador’s suc­cess and ex­pressed the hope that the friendly bi­lat­eral re­la­tions would be fur­ther strength­ened dur­ing her ten­ure.

Am­bas­sador Pema Cho­den con­veyed the greet­ings of His Majesty the King and Her Majesty the Gyalt­suen to Their Majesties the King and Queen of the Nether­lands. She said that the peo­ple of Bhutan were highly hon­ored by the visit to Bhutan in 2007 by His Majesty and Her Majesty as the then Prince and Princess of Or­ange. She said that vis­its at the high­est level helped to fur­ther strengthen the al­ready friendly re­la­tions be­tween the two coun­tries. She also ex­pressed ap­pre­ci­a­tion for the con­tin­ued sup­port from the Nether­lands to Bhutan in dif­fer­ent ar­eas and par­tic­u­larly in hu­man re­sources de­vel­op­ment.

Dur­ing the visit Am­bas­sador Pema Cho­den met with the of­fi­cials of the Min­istry of For­eign Af­fairs of the Nether­lands. The Hon­orary Con­sul of Bhutan in the Nether­lands Mr. Cor­nelis Klein hosted a re­cep­tion on the oc­ca­sion.

Mean­while, for­mal diplo­matic re­la­tions be­tween Bhutan and The Nether­lands were established in 1985. Am­bas­sador Pema Cho­den is res­i­dent Am­bas­sador to Bel­gium and the Euro­pean Union with con­cur­rent ac­cred­i­ta­tion to Den­mark, Fin­land, the Nether­lands, Swe­den and Spain.

Am­bas­sador Pema Cho­den dur­ing the Au­di­ence with His Majesty Willem-Alexan­der the King of the Nether­lands

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