Bhutan: Modi met Bhutan’s Prime Minister Lotte, Indian community raised slogans of Bharat Mata ki Jai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Bhutan on Saturday for a two-day tour. Prime Minister Modi met Dr. Lotte Tshering, Prime Minister of Bhutan in Parliament. Earlier, the Prime Minister met people of the Indian community. During this time slogans of ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ and ‘Modi Zindabad’ were raised.
Earlier, he was welcomed by Prime Minister Lotte Tshering at Paro International Airport in Thimphu. Modi was also given a guard of honor at the airport itself. This is Modi’s second visit to Bhutan. Earlier, he went to Bhutan on the first foreign tour after becoming Prime Minister in 2014.
Friendship of both countries will be strong: Modi
10 agreements can be signed between the two countries. Prior to the visit, Modi said that the dialogue with the leadership of Bhutan will be meaningful and will strengthen the friendship of the two countries. This visit at the beginning of the second term shows how much India values relations with its neighboring Bhutan.
Modi will address students in Bhutan
The Prime Minister said that I am looking forward to meaningful dialogue with the King of Bhutan, the former King and the Prime Minister on all aspects of bilateral relations. I am also keen to address the students of Royal University of Bhutan. I am confident that this visit will further strengthen our friendship with Bhutan, paving the way for prosperity and progress between the two countries. It has been India’s ‘neighbor first’ policy.
Will inaugurate 5 projects
According to sources, 10 agreements are expected to be signed between the two countries during Modi’s visit. 5 projects will be inaugurated. Mengdechu hydropower project can also be inaugurated during this time. Modi will also launch the Indian Rupees Card at an event there. Earlier the RuPay card has also been launched in Singapore. The Prime Minister will inaugurate a ground station of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).
Modi will meet Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, former King Jigme Sigma Wangchuk and Prime Minister Lotte Tshering. He will also visit the National Monument of Bhutan.
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