Chidambaram meets Bhutan king
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Last Updated: Saturday, August 22, 2009, 22:34
Thimphu: Home Minister P Chidambaram, who is on a four-day official visit to Bhutan, on Saturday met King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and held discussions on a wide range of issues.

Chidambaram arrived in the neighbouring country yesterday. He was received by Bhutan's Home Minister Minjur Dorji, Foreign Secretary Daw Penjo, and Indian Ambassador to Bhutan Pavan K Varma at the Paro International Airport, state media reported.

Chidambaram will also meet Prime Minister Jigmi Y Thinley and other senior government officials. He is accompanied by Joint Secretary (North) Satish C Mehta.

His visit is aimed at enhancing bilateral relations between the two countries and cooperation in common areas.

Bureau Report

First Published: Saturday, August 22, 2009, 22:34

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