Bhutanese PM concludes 4-day state visit

  • Mon,15 Apr 2019 10:54:15 AM

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Dhaka, April 15: Dr Lotay Tshering Bhutanese PM has has concluded his 4 day state visit that focused on improving relations between two countries. Dr Lotay left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport by a Druk Air flight at 9:25 am today. 

Many dignataries including Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen and State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Dr Md Enamur Rahman saw him off at the airport. Dr Lotay, who is an alumnus of Mymensingh Medical College, had come on invitation by PM Hasina and this was his first visit as PM.


Both PM’s discussed bilateral relations and friendship between the two countries. Both countries have agreed on allowing duty-free and quota-free access of a number of their products to each other’s market for mutual interests.

Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque said “Bhutan has sought duty and quota free access of its 16 products to Bangladesh market, while Bangladesh has sought such access of its 10 goods to Bhutanese market during the official talks of the two countries held today,”

Five agreements were signed in the areas of health, agriculture, shipping, tourism and public administration training. The Bhutanese premier also called on Bangladesh President Md Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban and attended a banquet dinner hosted by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

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