India deeply values its development partnership
Prime Minister of Bhutan Dr. Lotay Tshering graced the swearing-in ceremony of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 30th May, 2019.
In the bilateral meeting today, Prime Minister Dr. Lotay Tshering congratulated Prime Minister Modi for his re-assumption of office following an emphatic victory in the recently concluded general elections in India. He also conveyed the felicitations of H.M. the King of Bhutan and the goodwill and wishes of the people of Bhutan to the Prime Minister and people of India. Prime Minister Dr. Tshering said that he looked forward to continue working closely with PM Modi and the Government of India. In this regard, he reiterated the invitation for PM Modi to visit Bhutan at the earliest.
Prime Minister Modi warmly thanked the Prime Minister of Bhutan for his kind gesture of attending the swearing-in ceremony and also for his good wishes. He conveyed that India deeply values its development partnership including co-operation in the hydro-power sector with Bhutan. He reiterated Government of India’s firm commitment to partner Bhutan steadfastly in its quest for greater prosperity and well-being. Prime Minister Modi accepted the invitation to visit Bhutan on mutually convenient dates.
The meeting was held in a warm and friendly atmosphere, reflecting the spirit of trust, co-operation and understanding that characterize the close and friendly relations between the two countries.