MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE MAKES MAIDEN VISIT TO BHUTAN
Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Singapore, His Excellency Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan, made his maiden visit to Bhutan from May 14 -17, 2017. This was the first official visit by a Foreign Minister from Singapore since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Bhutan and Singapore in 2002.
During the visit, His Majesty the King granted an audience to the Foreign Minister at Tashichhoedzong on May 15. In the afternoon, the Foreign Minister called on Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay and met with Foreign Minister Lyonpo Damcho Dorji at the Gyalyong Tshokhang.
The Foreign Minister also met with Lyonpo Lekey Dorji, Minister for Economic Affairs and Lyonpo Dawa Gyaltshen, Minister for Home and Cultural Affair. H.E. Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan met with Minister for Labor & Human Resources, Ngeema Sangay Tshempo,