Gadkari presents bamboo briefcase to Bhutan King

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - 22:55

New Delhi: BJP President Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday presented a briefcase made of bamboo to Bhutan King Jigme
Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck who is on a state visit to the
country along with his newlywed wife.

BJP Convenor of Overseas Affairs Vijay Jolly along with
senior RSS leader Indresh Kumar met the Royal couple and
presented the gift to him on behalf of the BJP chief.
Queen Jetsun Pema Wangchuck was presented with a red and
blue `chunari` from the Jhandewalan Mandir by Kumar.

The King reiterated his government`s strong commitment
for close, friendly ties between India and Bhutan.
He also fondly remembered his close ties with the BJP
leaders Atal Bihari Vajpayee and L K Advani, a statement from
the BJP said here.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - 22:55

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