Indian Prime Minister Will Visit Bhutan Next Week

Bhutan’s Prime Minister (PM) Tshering Tobgay announced that Indian PM Narendra Modi has accepted an invitation from the King of Bhutan and will visit the country next week. Tobgay announced the upcoming visit in a post about the meeting between him and Modi on his X account.

Modi and him discussed several issues during the meeting, such as infrastructure development, energy, hydropower cooperation, exchanges, and development cooperation.

Tobgay also conveyed “his deep appreciation” for India’s role as “a reliable, trusted, and valued partner” for Bhutan regarding development priorities.

Both Modi and Tobgay also reaffirmed “their commitment to further strengthen the special and unique India-Bhutan friendship.”

The PM will meet with Indian President Droupadi Murmu and External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar before traveling to Mumbai to hold a two-day program before returning to Bhutan on March 18th.