President Mukherjee to visit Bhutan this week

President Pranab Mukherjee will pay a two-day state visit to Bhutan beginning November 7 at the invitation of Bhutan's King, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck.

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee will pay a two-day state visit to Bhutan beginning November 7 at the invitation of Bhutan's King, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck.

During his visit, the President will have meetings and interactions with Wangchuk and Bhutan's Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay .

This will be the first bilateral visit undertaken by an Indian President to Bhutan in 26 years.

Mukherjee's visit is expected to further expand the bilateral partnership and strengthen the close bonds that exists between the two countries.

The President will be accompanied by a high level delegation including Minister of State for Railways, four Members of Parliament, senior officials and senior representatives from educational and academic institutions.

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