Bhutan PM Dasho Tshering Tobgay meets Indian President Droupadi Murmu, latter says neighbours share close and unique relationship based on mutual trust

Bhutan PM Dasho Tshering Tobgay meets President Droupadi Murmu.
Bhutan PM Dasho Tshering Tobgay meets President Droupadi Murmu. Photo Courtesy: President of India X page

Indian President Droupadi Murmu said India and Bhutan share a close and unique relationship, based on mutual trust, goodwill and understanding at all levels.

She made the comments while meeting visiting Bhutanese PM Dasho Tshering Tobgay at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Welcoming the Bhutanese Prime Minister to India, the President appreciated the fact that he had chosen India as his first overseas visit after taking oath of office.

She said that the shared spiritual heritage of Buddhism connects the two countries.

Murmu highlighted that India deeply values its multifaceted partnership with Bhutan, spanning across sectors such as energy cooperation, development partnership, people-to-people relations, trade and investment linkages.

The President said that Bhutan can count on India as a reliable friend and partner.

She added that India is privileged to partner with Bhutan in development cooperation sector, towards enhancing the socio-economic well-being and prosperity of the people of Bhutan.

She underscored that India’s development partnership will continue to be guided by Bhutan’s priorities and aspirations, especially of the youth.