Lyonchhen in Goa to attend the BRICS – BIMSTEC summit
Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay arrived in Vasco da Gama airport to attend the BRICS - BIMSTEC Outreach Summit in Goa, India yesterday. On arrival Lyonchhen was received by M.J.Akbar, Minister of state for Foreign Affairs. Lyonchhen and Puspa Kamal Dahal,Prime Minister of Nepal flew together in the same flight from Delhi for the BIMSTEC meeting. As the Chair of BRICS, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited the Leaders of BIMSTEC countries to an outreach summit with Leaders of BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) the 8th BRICS Summit in Goa. Lyonchhen is expected to meet with the Leaders of BIMSTEC Countries on the sidelines of the Summit. Lyonchhen will return to Bhutan on 17th October 2016.