Am­bas­sador present cre­den­tials to the Pres­i­dent of Burma

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Am­bas­sador Tshe­wang Chophel Dorji pre­sented his cre­den­tials to the Pres­i­dent of the Repub­lic of the Union of Myan­mar U Htin Kyaw at a cer­e­mony in Nay Pyi Taw on Novem­ber 18, 2016 ac­cred­it­ing him as Am­bas­sador of the King­dom of Bhutan to the Repub­lic of the Union of Myan­mar.

Fol­low­ing the cer­e­mony and calling on the Pres­i­dent, Am­bas­sador Tshe­wang C. Dorji con­veyed the warm greet­ings and best wishes of His Majesty the King and the Prime Min­is­ter to the Pres­i­dent. The Pres­i­dent con­grat­u­lated the Am­bas­sador on his ap­point­ment and ex­pressed his hope that the ex­ist­ing re­la­tions be­tween the two coun­tries will be fur­ther en­hanced dur­ing the Am­bas­sador’s ten­ure. The Am­bas­sador in re­turn ex­pressed his com­mit­ment to ac­tively strengthen the re­la­tions be­tween the two coun­tries.

Am­bas­sador Tshe­wang C. Dorji also called on the State Coun­sel­lor and Min­is­ter of For­eign Af­fairs, H.E. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and other se­nior gov­ern­ment of­fi­cials. The Am­bas­sador thanked the Gov­ern­ment of Myan­mar for its sup­port in the area of health ser­vices by hav­ing de­puted their doc­tors to Bhutan. Both sides also dis­cussed op­por­tu­ni­ties to ex­pand co­op­er­a­tion in ar­eas such as agri­cul­ture, tourism, health, en­ergy and cul­ture.

Bhutan and Myan­mar es­tab­lished for­mal diplo­matic re­la­tions on 1st Fe­bru­ary 2012. Am­bas­sador Tshe­wang C. Dorji is the sec­ond Am­bas­sador to be ac­cred­ited to Myan­mar.

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