Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a telephonic conversation with the Prime Minister of Bhutan Lyonchhen Dr. Lotay Tshering today. The Bhutan Prime Minister expressed solidarity with the Government and the people of India in their efforts against the recent wave of COVID-19 pandemic. Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked the people and the Government of Bhutan for their good wishes and support. He also appreciated the leadership of His Majesty the King in managing Bhutan’s fight against the pandemic and extended his best wishes to Lyonchhen for the continuing efforts.
Both the leaders noted that the present situation has served to further highlight the special friendship between India and Bhutan, anchored in mutual understanding, shared cultural heritage and strong people to people links.