Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuk arrived in Guwahati on Friday as he kicked off his week-long go to to India.
The 43-year-old king of the neighbouring Himalayan nation will depart for New Delhi on Sunday the place he’s anticipated to satisfy Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Exterior Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and different senior officers of the Govt of India.
The king was acquired by Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, his cupboard colleagues and senior officers of the state authorities on the Lokpriya Gopinath Worldwide Airport.
The king was provided Assam’s conventional ‘Gamocha’, and he greeted the chief minister and his cupboard colleagues with folded arms.
As a part of his three-day journey to Assam, the king is more likely to go to the famed Kamakhya Temple atop the Nilachal Hills within the metropolis. He’ll meet the Bhutanese diaspora in Guwahati later within the day.
Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma will name upon the king within the night.
A cultural programme and a dinner will probably be hosted in his honour by Governor Gulab Chand Kataria.
The king and his entourage will depart for the Kaziranga Nationwide Park, famed for its one-horned rhino, on Saturday.
The chief minister stated that the go to of ‘His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuk in Assam is eagerly anticipated’.
‘His royal presence will further strengthen the cherished bonds between our two nations’, Sarma had posted on ‘X’.
As a gesture of goodwill, the state cupboard had on Wednesday authorized the reservation of three MBBS seats for the Royal Authorities of Bhutan– two within the Nalbari Medical Faculty Hospital and one within the Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical Faculty and Hospital.
India and Bhutan share a 649-km-long border, of which a 267-km boundary is with Assam.