Category Archives: Diplomacy

Bangladeshi PM to visit Bhutan

Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina Wajed will visit Bhutan in the second half of April (18-20) to attend an inter-national conference on autism and hold bilateral meetings with the country’s top leadership on the sideline. She will hold meetings

China challenges India over Bhutan relations

India is trying to undermine China’s efforts to maintain close ties South Asian nations including Bhutan, China’s Global Times read. “…It is India that has been treating South Asia and the Indian Ocean as its backyard with a hard-line manner.

Tobgay in Australia; Australian-Bhutanese lobby for repatriation

Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay is starting his first four-day Australia tour on Monday. This is the first formal visit of the Bhutanese Prime Minister to Australia since the two countries established diplomatic relations in 2002. Bhutanese living in Australia have

Bhutan obeys India’s order not to attend SAARC

Bhutan has obeyed its big brother’s order not to participate in the upcoming summit of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). Bhutan’s prime minister’s office wrote to Nepal, who is currently the chair of the regional bloc, informing

Two Bhutanese honoured in White House

The US presidential office White House has honoured two Bhutanese-American in recognition of their services to refugees and migrants who arrive US for settlement. President Barack Obama took this initiative. Khara Timsina and his wife Bishnu Timsina were honoured along

Bhutan PM refuses to take refugees back

By John Narayan Parajuli While Nepali officials are hoping to repatriate the remaining Bhutanese refugees living in camps in eastern Nepal, Bhutan’s prime minister has categorically refused to accept any of them as his fellow countrymen, ruling out any possibility

US Ambassador bids farewell to 90,000th exiled Bhutanese

US Ambassador to Nepal Alaina B Teplitz bid farewell to the 90,000th Bhutanese refugee to be resettled in the United States on Tuesday. Ambassador Teplitz, amid a ceremony at the US Embassy in the Capital, met with Sahri Maya Thatal

बाँकी भुटानी शरणार्थीलाई नेपालमा नै राख्न अमेरिकी आग्रह

चन्द्रशेखर अधिकारी अमेरिकी विदेश सहायकमन्त्री निशा देसाई विश्वालले तेस्रो मुलुकमा पुर्नस्थापनापछि बाँकी रहेका भुटानी शराणार्थीलाई नेपालमा राख्न आग्रह गरेकी छन् । अमेरिकी विदेशमन्त्री जोन केरीसँगै भारत आएकी विश्वाल शनिबार नेपाल आइपुगेकी हुन् । उनले प्रधानमन्त्री पुष्पकमल दाहाललाई भेटेलगत्तै परराष्ट्र मन्त्री

China reaching out to Bhutan as part of new South Asia policy

By ATUL ANEJA The outreach is in line with China’s revamped approach towards India’s other neighbours China has signalled its intent to establish diplomatic ties with Bhutan, adding another dimension to its evolving South Asia policy, which has already included

Bhutanese student dead in Gujarat, India

A 21-year-old engineering student from Bhutan was found dead from a bungalow in Chandkheda, in the Indian state of Gujarat on Saturday night, where he was staying as paying guest (PG) with other students. Chandkheda police have registered a case