King’s delegate in Assam

A king’s delegate from Bhutan visits Assam with objectives to exchange ideas on trade, commerce, hydro-power and tourism.

The 35-member delegation from Bhutan’s Royal Institute for Governance and Strategic Studies (RIGSS) led by King’s private official Chewang Rinzin (deputy Chamberlain) and king’s nominee in the Upper House National Council Tashi Wangyal, interacted with a select crowd at the Asian Confluence Center, comprising senior policy makers, artists, activists, media and heads of various institutions.

“Given the close ties of friendship between the Bhutan and India, we thought it is important to get to know the northeast India state better to look forward for better collaboration, interaction. So, that the basic objective of this tour,” said Rinzin.

A presentation was also made on the upcoming connectivity projects under the auspices of Bhutan, Bangladesh, India and Nepal to forge institutional linkages to forge a “Third Space” that can lead to increased people-to-people contacts.

A pan Northeast India delegation will visit Bhutan next month to discuss tourism development with stakeholders and policy makers in Bhutan.

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