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Bhutan’s National Council Chairman pays official visit to Việt Nam

Update: May, 13/2019 - 09:28


Chairman of the National Council (Upper House) of Bhutan Tashi Dorji. — VNA/VNS Photo

HÀ NỘI — Chairman of the National Council (Upper House) of Bhutan Tashi Dorji arrived in Hà Nội on the evening of May 10 to begin his official visit to Việt Nam from May 11-14 at the invitation of National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân.

The visit is the first by a leader from Bhutan since the two countries established diplomatic ties in January 2012.

Việt Nam and Bhutan have had a sound friendship with the regular exchange of congratulatory messages between leaders on big events.

Việt Nam exports tractors and wood furniture to Bhutan. Meanwhile, the AA Corporation of Vietnam and the AdrukA company of Bhutan have jointly invested in a wood furniture manufacturing project in the latter country since 2011.

More than 1,430 Vietnamese tourists visited Bhutan in 2018, according to the latter’s Tourism Council.

Bhutan has set up diplomatic ties with only 53 nations. — VNS

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