Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Visit To Bhutan Has Been Postponed

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Visit To Bhutan Has Been Postponed

PM Modi Bhutan Visit Update: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Bhutan has been postponed a day before the scheduled date. The Ministry of External Affairs said on Wednesday that PM Modi's visit to Bhutan on March 21-22 has been postponed due to bad weather. The new date of the tour will be announced soon.

Under the 'Neighborhood First Policy' of the Indian government, Modi was scheduled to visit Bhutan on March 21-22. “Due to poor weather conditions at Paro Airport, it has been mutually decided to postpone the state visit of the Prime Minister to Bhutan on 21-22 March 2024,” the ministry said in a statement a day before the scheduled visit.

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Bhutan's Prime Minister came to India

The ministry said, 'Both sides are considering new dates through diplomatic channels. Bhutan's Prime Minister Tobgay was on a five-day visit to India from Thursday last week. This was his first foreign trip after assuming the charge of Prime Minister in January.

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Had met the President and PM

The Prime Minister of Bhutan met President Draupadi Murmu and Prime Minister Modi during his visit. Apart from holding meetings with heads of various industries, he participated in many other programs.

During his visit, PM Modi was going to meet Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and his father Jigme Singye Wangchuck (former King of Bhutan). The Prime Minister would also have held a meeting with his Bhutanese counterpart Tshering Tobgay.

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The people of Bhutan were excited

The people of Bhutan were also excited about the PM's visit. Speaking to ANI, a Bhutanese national had said, 'The Indian Prime Minister is visiting our country - Bhutan. So I am very excited and I am a big fan of Modi ji.

Another person said, 'It is a matter of honor. That the Indian Prime Minister is coming here. We are excited to welcome them. We are blessed. And this is important for us. That both the countries should take the relationship forward.' However, these people will be disappointed due to the postponement of the tour.

The PMO had said that there is a unique and permanent partnership between India and Bhutan based on mutual trust, understanding and goodwill. He said, 'Our common spiritual heritage and warm relations between the people of our two countries add closeness and vibrancy to our extraordinary relations.

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Publish Date: March 20, 2024

Posted By Sunil

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