Narendra Modi assures support to Bhutan

Bhutan`s Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have agreed to commence four new joint-venture hydroelectric project with a capacity to generate 2120 MW, media reported.

IANS| Last Updated: May 28, 2014, 16:23 PM IST

Thimphu: Bhutan`s Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have agreed to commence four new joint-venture hydroelectric project with a capacity to generate 2120 MW, media here reported on Wednesday.

Tobgay attended Modi`s swearing-in ceremony on Monday and the two leaders held talks on Tuesday, Kuensel online reported.
During the meeting, Modi assured support to Bhutan as it is one of India`s close neighbours and agreed to coordinate and cooperate on issues relating to their national interests.

"He is a Prime Minister who delivers and from the interaction, we could sense he has concerns for Bhutan and the region,” Bhutan Foreign Minister Rinzin Dorji said after the meeting ended.
Tobgay termed India is a good friend and said Bhutan looks forward to work with the new Indian government under Modi`s leadership.