PM Modi holds talks with Bhutan’s PM, signs 10 MoUs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering held a wide ranging talks on Saturday during which they discussed steps to further expand the bilateral partnership across several sectors.


The two nations signed 10 Memoranda of Understandings (MoUs) to infuse new energy in their ties.


We had a comprehensive meeting, where we deliberated on the relations between India and Bhutan. There is great scope to further improve economic and cultural ties between our nations, Prime Minister Modi said.


Modi is here on his second visit to Bhutan and the first since his re-election in May 2019. He inaugurated the Mangdechhu hydroelectric power plant and also launched stamps to commemorate five decades of India-Bhutan Hydropower cooperation.