Time to further advance ties with Bhutan: Sushma Swaraj

by International | 21-02-2018 | 476 views

As India and Bhutan celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations this year, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said it was an opportunity to reflect about further advancing ties between the two countries. "The year 2018 is a milestone moment for India-Bhutan partnership as we celebrate the accomplishments of the last five decades of our time-tested and special ties, " Swaraj said at the event  at Delhi which was also attended by Bhutanese Foreign Minister Lyonpo Damcho Dorji. The event took place days after Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval quietly visited the Himalayan nation to discuss bilateral matters, particularly security issues. Swaraj and Dorji jointly cut a ceremonial cake to mark the golden jubilee celebrations. 

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