The Vice Foreign Minister of China Ms Fu Ying arrived in Bhutan on August 9 leading an eight member delegation for the 20th round of foundry talks.
She called on the Prime Minister, Lyonchhen Jigmi Y Thinley of Bhutan. The Prime Minister welcomed Vice Foreign Minister on her first visit to Bhutan. He also conveyed heartfelt condolences from the people and the royal government of Bhutan on the aftermath of heavy rainfall and loss to lives and properties in China. Prime Minister also expressed his admiration on the extent with which China has been able to lower its poverty level.
Vice Foreign Minister spoke of GNH and said that Bhutan’s development model of GNH is increasingly becoming popular and admired in China.
Lyonchhen and Vice Foreign Minister also spoke on several other matters of mutual interest.