Assam keen on enhancing mutual ties with Bhutan
Consul General of Royal Bhutanese Consulate Phub Tshering on Friday called on Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma here and discussed a gamut of issues of mutual interest.
Chief Minister Sarma, while extending his gratitude to the Royal Bhutan King and the Prime Minister for their statesmanship which helped in strengthening bilateral relations between India and Bhutan with special focus on Assam, reiterated his government’s keen interests in increasing the mutual engagements of Assam and Bhutan.
Assam shares a small border with Bhutan.
Sarma also advocated for constant people to people contact between Assam and Bhutan, increase the trade volume and build new roads to take Assam-Bhutan relations to greater heights.
Consul General Phub Tshering thanked Chief Minister Sarma for his statesmanship, which manifested in the form of more meaningful relations between Assam and Bhutan.
He also sought help for Bhutanese students to come to Assam for higher studies.
(Edited by Christopher Gatphoh)
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