Chidambaram meets Bhutan king

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.

Last Updated: Aug 22, 2009, 22:34 PM IST

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