Bhutan King arrives in New Delh

King of Bhutan, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, arrived in New Delhi today on a four-day visit to India. He is accompanied by his wife, Queen Gyaltsuen Jetsun Pema Wangchuck.

During the visit, the King will meet with President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will host a dinner in honour of the guests.

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and other Ministers and senior officials will also call on the King.
AIR correspondent reports that India and Bhutan enjoy unique ties of friendship, which are characterised by deep understanding and mutual trust. The visit is keeping in with the long standing tradition of regular high-level exchanges between the two countries.

The visit would provide an opportunity to both sides for reviewing the entire gamut of bilateral co-operation. The golden jubilee of establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries will be celebrated next year.

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