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PM’s visit to Bhutan deferred due to inclement weather

12:33 AM Mar 21, 2024 IST | GK NEWS SERVICE
pm’s visit to bhutan deferred due to inclement weather
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New Delhi, Mar  20: The eagerly awaited visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Bhutan has been postponed due to ongoing adverse weather conditions in the region. The decision was made mutually as continuous rainfall and poor weather conditions persist in Bhutan.

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According to a press release issued by the Ministry of External Affairs, "Due to ongoing inclement weather conditions over Paro airport, it has been mutually decided to postpone the State visit of Prime Minister to Bhutan on 21-22 March 2024. New dates are being worked out by the two sides through diplomatic channels."

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The invitation extended by Bhutan's newly elected Prime Minister Tobgay on behalf of the King of Bhutan during his recent visit to India was graciously accepted by Prime Minister Modi.

The relationship between these two Himalayan nations is deeply rooted in shared history, cultural affinities, and strategic cooperation. India's commitment to its "Neighbourhood First" approach has consistently prioritized its relations with Bhutan, emphasizing the importance of maintaining strong ties with its neighbouring countries. Further updates regarding the rescheduling of Prime Minister Modi's visit will be communicated through diplomatic channels.

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