Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay has flown to New Delhi in his four-day official visit to India, where he scheduled to attend the grand swearing-in-ceremony of Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi, Sunday.
The Bhutanese delegation led by PM Tobgay will remain in India until May 28, according to the Press Trust of India (PTI).
In a tweet from Paro Airport, Tobay confirmed his delegation was leaving for Delhi.
He Tweeted: “Leaving for Delhi, to congratulate @narendramodi BJP, NDA on behalf of His Majesty the King, the Royal Government and the people of Bhutan. The flight to Delhi provided a good opportunity to catch up with Ambassador Pavan Varma and his wife who were returning home after participating in Thimphu’s Mountain Echoes. ”
He will call on his counterpart Modi on Wednesday. The two leaders are expected to discuss bilateral issues and other agendas of common interest, added PTI.
PM Tobgay is accompanied Minister of Foreign Affairs Rinzin Dorji, foreign secretary Yeshey Dorji and other senior officials from the ministry.