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Jaishankar to travel to Bhutan in first overseas trip as external affairs minister

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar will go to Bhutan on a two-day visit starting this Friday, the ministry said.

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New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will embark on a two-day visit to Bhutan from Friday, his first overseas trip after assuming charge of the ministry.

MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said during the visit, Jaishankar would call on Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering and meet his counterpart Tandi Dorji.

“His visit is in keeping with the tradition that India attaches with bilateral relationship with Bhutan, a close friend and a neighbour,” Kumar said.

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