Category Archives: Diplomacy

बुद्धस्थलमा भुटानी मुमा-महारानी

भुटानकी मुमा महारानी आसी साङदे छोदेङ्ग वाङचुकले बुद्धस्थलको अवलोकन भ्रमण गरेकी छन् । मुमा महारानीसँगै राजकुमारी पनि आएकी छन् । उनले कपिलवस्तु नगरपालिका बार्ड नं. २ स्थित भगवान गौतम बुद्धले ज्ञान प्राप्त गरेपछि पहिलोपटक आमाबुवालाई भेटघाट गरेको स्थल निग्रोधारामको अवलोकन

Bhutan and China to hold border talks

Bhutan and China are scheduled to hold another round of border talks in Thimphu in March – shortly after the secret visit of top Indian officials – National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale and Army chief General

India’s army chief secretly visits Bhutan

India has not trusted China with regard to the agreement reached on encroachment of Doklam plateau in Bhutan and it is taking every possible steps to ensure the northern giant does not come in again. Indian Army Chief General Bipin

India for further advancing ties with Bhutan

Foreign Ministers of India and Bhutan cut cakes, jointly on Wednesday, at a customary function hosted at the Bhutanese embassy in Delhi marking the 50 years of India-Bhutan formal diplomatic ties. The event also celebrated the birthday of King Jigme

Indian aid to Bhutan decreasing

The budgetary assistance that Bhutan is receiving from India is gradually decreasing in the recent years. In 2018-19 budget, the government of India has increased its aid to Bhutan by approximately IRs 800 million. However, this is down by almost

Rizal calls Nepal to raise refugee issue with India

Coinciding with the visit of Indian Minister for Foreign Affairs Sushma Swaraj to Nepal, Bhutanese democratic leader in exile Tek Nath Rizal has called on Nepal government to table the issue of exiled Bhutan with India. Swaraj arrived Kathmandu on

King Khesar travels to Delhi

King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuk flew to New Delhi on Tuesday for a four-day visit at the invitation of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The high level visit comes as Bhutan prepares for the third parliamentary election next year. The

Bhutan-China continue diplomatic solution on Doklam

Bhutan’s slow move to find solutions at the Doklam continues a month after India-China showdown. The Bhutanese territory remained tensed after India initiated conflict with Chinese troops accusing them of building road infrastructure without any formal approval from Delhi. Indian

Japan to continue funding Bhutan’s development

The government of Japan has agreed to continue its support for Bhutan’s socio economic development, during the 12th annual consultation on economic cooperation between the two countries. The Bhutanese delegation at the consultation presented 10 projects for consideration under technical

Indian communist leader cautions India over Doklam stand off

India’s top politician has cautioned India for taking Bhutan as granted to deal with the stand-off with China in Doklam area. “India must seriously consider ways to diffuse the situation with China and the key lies in our accepting that