Narendra Modi Departs For 2-Day Bhutan Visit

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday morning arrived in Bhutan for a two-day state visit to Bhutan.The prime minister was welcomed by his Bhutanese Tshering Tobgay at the Paro Airport.

“On the way to Bhutan, where I will be attending various programmes aimed at further cementing the India-Bhutan partnership,” the prime minister shared on X before departing. “I look forward to talks with Majesty the King of Bhutan, His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo and Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay.” Modi’s visit to Bhutan was postponed due to inclement weather conditions in the Himalayan nation.

Modi was scheduled to travel to Bhutan from March 21 to March 22 for what was expected to be his last foreign visit before the upcoming general election. New dates were worked out by the two sides through diplomatic channels. In anticipation of the arrival of Modi, posters and billboards had gone up across Bhutan, welcoming him to the country.

The ministry of external affairs had said that the trip is an opportunity for both sides to exchange views on bilateral and regional matters and discuss ways to expand and intensify their “exemplary partnership” for the benefit of the people.

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