Congress chief Rahul Gandhi meets Bhutanese PM Tshering Tobgay, discusses bilateral ties

The Bhutanese Prime Minister is on a three-day visit to India on an invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Published: 07th July 2018 12:34 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th July 2018 12:34 PM   |  A+A-

Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay with Congress president Rahul Gandhi during their meeting in New Delhi on Saturday July 7 2018. | PTI

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Congress president Rahul Gandhi met the visiting Bhutanese Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay, here today and discussed ways to further strengthen the "special bond" between India and Bhutan.

"I met with Bhutan's Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay, in New Delhi today. Our discussions covered a wide range of subjects including ways to strengthen the special bond our two countries share," he said on Twitter after the meeting.

The Bhutanese Prime Minister is on a three-day visit to India on an invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

He had yesterday met Modi and the two had held wide-ranging talks covering bilateral and regional issues of "mutual interest" and expressed satisfaction at the "excellent" state of bilateral relations.

Tobgay also met President Ram Nath Kovind, when he called on him at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

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