Consul General of Royal Bhutanese Consulate Phub Tshering on Friday called on Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in Guwahati and discussed wide range of issues of mutual interest to strengthen Assam-Bhutan ties.

CM Sarma, while extending his gratitude to the Royal Bhutan King and the Prime Minister for their statesmanship which helped in strengthening bilateral relations between India and Bhutan with special focus on Assam, reiterated his government’s keen interests in increasing the mutual engagements of Assam and Bhutan.

Sarma also advocated for constant people to people contact between Assam and Bhutan, increase the trade volume and build new roads to take Assam-Bhutan relations to greater heights.

Consul General Phub Tshering thanked Chief Minister Sarma for his statesmanship, which manifested in the form of more meaningful relations between Assam and Bhutan.