12 April, Thimphu. The Hon’ble MoAF Lyonpo, Yeshey Dorji met with Mr. Cornelis Klein, Bhutan’s Honorary Consul in the Netherlands. Mr. Klein was first appointed as Bhutan’s Honorary Consul in the Netherlands in April 2009 and he is currently serving his second term.
Mr. Klein during his term has pursued many activities in order for the promotion of Bhutan’s interest in the Netherlands. He liaises with the Ministry and Royal Bhutanese Embassy in Brussels to help organize events for Bhutan in the Netherlands. He helps assist Bhutanese visiting the Netherlands and also provides updates on important developments taking place there.
Mr. Klein as requested by the Government last year is currently exploring on employment opportunities for the Bhutanese in the Netherlands. He also has plans to work on Floriculture project in Bhutan with assistance from renowned Dutch Floriculture firms. In addition to it, he is one of the organizers working on the upcoming gathering of the European Bhutanese Friendship Societies in Zeelands which is the western most provinces of the Netherlands by later this year.
Reported by : Tashi Yangzom, ICS
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