March 6, Thimphu: His Excellency, Mr. Jan Luykx, the Ambassador-designate of Belgium to Bhutan called on Hon’ble Lyonpo, Yeshey Dorji.
Their Excellencies shared the Ministry’s challenges in terms of labour shortage and marketing of agricultural products. On this, the Ministry’s initiative like introducing farm mechanisation and farmers outlet to solve the problems was shared. The meeting also agreed to look into the possible areas of collaboration in the future.
The Ambassador is in the country from March 4-8 during which he will present his Credentials to His Majesty the King and meet with Hon’ble Prime Minister among others.
Bhutan and Belgium established formal diplomatic relations in January 2009.
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