Bhutan Am­bas­sador presents let­ter of cre­den­tials to the Gov­er­nor Gen­eral of Aus­tralia

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Am­bas­sador Tshe­wang C. Dorji pre­sented his cre­den­tials to the Gov­er­nor Gen­eral of the Com­mon­wealth of Aus­tralia Sir Peter Cos­grove AK MC ( Retd.), ac­cred­it­ing him as Am­bas­sador Ex­tra­or­di­nary and Plenipo­ten­tiary of the King­dom of Bhutan to the Com­mon­wealth of Aus­tralia on 28th Septem­ber 2016.

Fol­low­ing the cre­den­tial cer­e­mony, the Gov­er­nor- Gen­eral con­grat­u­lated Am­bas­sador Tshe­wang C. Dorji on his ap­point­ment. Am­bas­sador Tshe­wang C. Dorji con­veyed the warm greet­ing of Their Majesties The King and Queen to the Gov­er­nor Gen­eral. He also ex­pressed the deep ap­pre­ci­a­tion of the Royal Gov­ern­ment for the as­sis­tance re­ceived in the ar­eas of ed­u­ca­tion, agri­cul­ture and hu­man re­source devel­op­ment. Dur­ing the visit, the Am­bas­sador met with se­nior gov­ern­ment of­fi­cials of the Aus­tralia Gov­ern­ment in Can­ber- ra and Syd­ney and held dis­cus­sions to fur­ther deepen the bi­lat­eral co­op­er­a­tion be­tween the two coun­tries. Am­bas­sador Tse­wang C. Dorji also vis­ited the Univer­sity of Can­berra and the Aus­tralian Na­tional Univer­sity, and hosted a din­ner for the ex­ec­u­tive mem­bers of the Bhutanese As­so­ci­a­tion in Can­berra.

For­mal diplo­matic re­la­tions be­tween Bhutan and Aus­tralia was es­tab­lished on 14th Septem­ber 2002. Am­bas­sador Tshe­wang C. Dorji is Bhutan’s res­i­dent Am­bas­sador to Thai­land with con­cur­rent ac­cred­i­ta­tion to Aus­tralia, Sin­ga­pore and Myan­mar.

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