Paro: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a two-day visit to Bhutan and has arrived in the country. He was received by his Bhuatnese counterpart Dr Lotay Tshering and others on his arrival at the Paro International Airport.
A child offered a bouquet to the Prime Minister as he stepped off the plane in Paro- a valley town in Bhutan, Thimphu.
Modi also received a guard of honour at the airport.
In his departure statement, Modi said that India and Bhutan enjoy excellent bilateral ties exemplified by our extensive development partnership, mutually beneficial hydro-power co-operation, and strong trade and economic linkages. These are, reinforced by a shared spiritual heritage and robust people-to-people ties.
During the visit, 10 MoUs are slated to be signed between the two close neighbours in fields like education amongst others. He will also address Bhutanese students at the prestigious Royal University of Bhutan.