Bhutan PM visits India

New Delhi, Dec 28:   Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering arrived here Thursday on a three-day visit during which he will hold talks with his counterpart Narendra Modi.Discussions will focus on  the Himalayan nation’s five-year development plan apart from other issues.

On his first visit to the country since taking charge last month, Tshering was received by Minister of State for Finance Shiv Pratap Shukla.

He will be given a ceremonial reception on Friday and will hold talks with Prime Minister Modi the same day.

Bhutan’s five-year development plan is likely to be discussed apart from other issues.

The Ministry of External Affairs had earlier said the two sides are likely to discuss all aspects of bilateral relations, including high-level exchanges, people-to-people ties, and economic, development and hydropower cooperation.

The talks  will provide an opportunity to the two sides to review the progress in the multi-faceted partnership, and discuss ways and means to expand the  ties of friendship and cooperation, the MEA had said.

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