Indian PM Modi to embark on two-day Bhutan visit in August to enhance bilateral ties


New Delhi [India], July 22: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to embark on an official two-day visit to neighbour nation Bhutan, expected in August.

According to ANI news reports, Modi’s visit is likely to reflect the importance which New Delhi attaches to its relations with Bhutan, as well as, would also reiterate the Indian government’s emphasis over its “Neighbour First” policy.

The two nations share a time-tested and unique bilateral tie, characterized by mutual understanding, goodwill, and trust.

Last month, Indian external affairs minister (EAM) S. Jaishankar paid his first official visit to Bhutan for two days after assuming the office as nation’s foreign minister.

During his Bhutan visit, the EAM had met with Lotay Tshering, the Bhutanese Prime Minister, and further discussed several ways to bolster and emphasize bilateral ties and cooperation.


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