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Call-on to Hon’ble Speaker by Ambassador-designate of EU

Posted on :21 October 2019

The Ambassador-designate of EU, His Excellency Mr. Ugo Astuto called on Hon’ble Speaker on 18th October, 2019.

Hon’ble Speaker welcomed the Ambassador and said that the frequent visits from EU only show the interests that EU has in Bhutan.

The discussions were mainly done on converging interests between the EU and Bhutan on climate change and environment. The Ambassador expressed appreciation for Bhutan taking a leadership role in the area of climate change and remarked that Bhutan can play as a role model to the world in terms of environmental conservation efforts. 

The Ambassador informed that soon the EU will undertake consultation with the RGoB for developing a new Project with Bhutan and underscored that EU has revised ToR of European Investment Bank and expressed hope that the parliament would soon ratify it. In addition, the ambassador also expressed his hopes that the new INTERPARES Project would benefit the parliament. 

Hon’ble Speaker thanked the Ambassador for EU’s support to Bhutan and expressed his support to the new EU-Bhutan Project.


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