Gadkari presents bamboo briefcase to Bhutan King

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.