During Visit to Bhutan, Jaishankar Must Address Hydropower Issues


During Visit to Bhutan, Jaishankar Must Address Hydropower Issues

Indian foreign minister, S. Jaishankar is on a visit to Bhutan from June 7-8. According to the Ministry of external affairs, Jaishankar is likely to meet the king Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering, Prime Minister of Bhutan, and his counterpart Lyonpo Dr Tandi Dorji. The press release further adds that during the visit “the two sides will discuss entire gamut of bilateral relations, including the upcoming high-level exchanges, economic development and hydro-power cooperation”.

India and Bhutan are considered to be the closest friends in the world. In post-independence times, an early move in this direction was made by Jawaharlal Nehru, under whom India signed a friendship treaty with Bhutan Read More

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