Chidambaram meets Bhutan king

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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