The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan has imposed its first nationwide lockdown due to a virus infection in a returning traveler who had been released from quarantine
A main road in Bhutan's capital Thimpu is deserted due to the nationwide lockdown imposed over COVID-19. Bhutan, a nation of 800,000 people, had been largely shielded from the #coronavirus but on Tuesday, the remote Himalayan kingdom went into lockdown for the first time
Jaigaon serves as a major gateway for Bhutan to the rest of India through Siliguri that lies around 150 km west of the border town.
Exchanged thoughts with Bhutan' alt='PMBhutan' /'>@PMBhutan Dr. Lotay Tshering on the evolving COVID-19 situation in our region. His Majesty The King and Lyonchhen are leading Bhutan's efforts admirably. India will stand by our close friend and neighbour in fighting the effects of the pandemic.
Bhutan issues clarification, states that media reports alleging that they (Bhutan) have stopped the supply of irrigation water to areas in Assam "are totally baseless" & "deliberate attempt by vested interests to cause misunderstanding between friendly people of Bhutan & Assam."
Thank you Bhutan! It was a memorable visit. The affection I have received from the people of this wonderful nation can never be forgotten. There were many programmes which I had the honour of taking part in. The outcomes of the visit will enhance bilateral ties.
I am extremely excited to be at the ISRO Centre in Bengaluru to witness the extraordinary moment in the history of India’s space programme. Youngsters from different states will also be present to watch those special moments! There would also be youngsters from Bhutan.
Thank you Bhutan' alt='PMBhutan' /'>@PMBhutan for accepting our invitation to grace the Swearing-in Ceremony. Bhutan is India's trusted friend and neighbour. I look forward to continue working with you to further strengthen our exemplary partnership.