Ly­onch­hen Tsh­er­ing Tob­gay met with Prime Min­is­ter Naren­dra Modi

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On the side­line of the BRICS – BIM­STEC Out­reach Sum­mit in Goa, In­dia, Ly­onch­hen Tsh­er­ing Tob­gay called on to Prime Min­is­ter Naren­dra Modi and con­veyed the greet­ings and warm wishes of His Majesty the King on the 16th of Oc­to­ber 2016. Ly­onch­hen in­formed PM Modi that Bhutanese fondly re­calls PM Modi’s visit to Bhutan soon af­ter as­sum­ing his of­fice.

Wel­com­ing Ly­onch­hen and his del­e­gates to In­dia, PM Modi con­veyed his warm­est wishes to His Majesty the King, Her Majesty the Gyalt­suen, HRH the Gyalsey and the Royal Fam­ily of Bhutan.

Ly­onch­hen thanked PM Modi for invit­ing him to the BRICS- BIM­STEC out­reach Sum­mit and said that this will pro­vide a good plat­form to boost ties be­tween the two group­ings. Ly­onch­hen added, “This shows your fo­cus for re­gional de­vel­op­ment.”

Ly­onch­hen ex­pressed con­cerns on the de­te­ri­o­rat­ing se­cu­rity sit­u­a­tions in the re­gion. PM Modi thanked and ex­pressed grat­i­tude to Bhutan for show­ing sol­i­dar­ity dur­ing such times.

On the BBIN Mo­tor Ve­hi­cle Agree­ment, Ly­onch­hen shared with PM Modi that the 7th Ses­sion of the Se­cond Par­lia­ment has rec­ti­fied the Agree­ment and has been sent to the Na­tional Coun­cil for their en­dorse­ment.

Ly­onch­hen also shared with PM Modi that ba­sic e- Li­brary equip­ment have been set up in to­tal of 8 Col­lege, 2 Med­i­cal Col­lege 61 Schools. PM Modi launched the e- Li­brary project dur­ing his visit to Bhutan. Ly­onch­hen and PM Modi also dis­cussed the on­go­ing hy­dropower projects, de­vel­op­ment co­op­er­a­tion and other ar­eas of mu­tual in­ter­est.

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