Deeply touched by Bhutan PM’s gesture, PM Narendra Modi tweets his response


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Deeply touched by Bhutan PM’s gesture, PM Narendra Modi tweets his response

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Bhutan Saturday morning for a two-day visit which is being seen as a bid to diversify India’s partnership with the kingdom from the hydro-power sector to enhanced trade and linkages in space and education. This is Prime Minister Modi’s first Bhutan visit after re-election and second overall.

PM Modi was received by his Bhutanese counterpart Dr Lotay Tshering on his arrival at the Paro International Airport and also received a guard of honour at the airport. PM said he was deeply touched by the gesture.

“Reached Bhutan a short while ago, marking the start of an important visit. I am extremely grateful to @PMBhutan for welcoming me at the airport. His gesture is deeply touching,” PM tweeted afterwards. Read more

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