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Call-on to Hon’ble Speaker by Ambassador of Denmark

Posted on :18 October 2019

Ambassador-Designate of Denmark, His Excellency Freddy Svane called on the Hon’ble Speaker on 17th October, 2019. His Excellency visited Bhutan while serving as the Ambassador in the region from 2010-2015. There has been close ties between the nations since1985. His Excellency expressed appreciation to Bhutan for her enormous progress and mentioned that Bhutan has been the most efficient among the nations that Denmark provided aid and assistance.

 

Hon’ble Speaker expressed gratitude to His Excellency for the help provided by Denmark to the country and mentioned that the graduation from LDCs has been largely fueled by Denmark and India. Hon’ble Speaker also talked at length about student scouts exchange programs that created strong relationships between young Danish and Bhutanese scouts. Hon’ble Speaker also mentioned about the assistance provided by Denmark to Election Commission and the Finance sector.

 

Talking about the Parliament, Hon’ble Speaker mentioned that Parliament will be gradually strengthened with strong participation and strengthened committees. Hon’ble Speaker expressed his interest for parliamentary exchange and asked if there are possibilities of Bhutanese MPs to observe parliamentary sessions in Denmark for exposure. His Excellency was keen to mention about the interest of younger generations in Democracy and talked about how schools in Denmark promoted Democratic spirits.

 

His Excellency expressed that despite the discontinuation of former aids, the nations shall always remain close friends.

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