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Hon’ble Speaker, Mr. Jigme Zangpo Meets Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘ Nishank’, MP Lok Sabha, India

Posted on :20 February 2018

Last evening, the Hon’ble Speaker, Mr. Jigme Zangpo hosted a dinner in hounour of Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, Member of Parliament and Chairman of Committee of Government Assurances of Lok Sabha, Parliament of India and the former Chief Minister of State of Uttarakhand. Dr. Pokhriyal is on a short personal visit to Bhutan.


Over the dinner, Dr. Pokhriyal shared his vision of collaborating among Himalayan nations for the development and recognition of its contributions to the region and the world at large in terms of water resources and in sequestration of carbon emission by its extensive forest coverage maintained by the local hill communities.


Hon’ble Speaker thanked Dr. Pokhriyal for honouring him by accepting the invitation. He also underscored the good relations that Parliaments of India and Bhutan enjoy under the leadership of Her Excellency Shrimati Sumitra Mahajan under the umbrella of excellent relations that exist between the two neighbouring countries -India and Bhutan.


Hon’ble  Choida Jamtsho, Kinley Om, and Karma Tenzin, Members of the National Assembly of Bhutan along with Mr. Kezang Wangdi, Director General and Former Ambassador, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Mr. Sangay Duba, Secretary General of National Assembly attended the dinner.


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