Netherlands Ambassador calls on Offtg. Minister

Neth1September 6, 2016, Thimphu: His Excellency Mr. Alphonsus H.M. Stoelinga, Ambassador of the Netherlands called on Mr. Rinzin Dorji, Offtg. Minister of Agriculture and Forests.

During the meeting, they discussed how the Netherlands can support Bhutan in maintenance of farm roads, which they agreed will help in strengthening and empowering local government through capacity building in farm road maintenance of the people at the grassroots level.

They also discussed about the support in irrigation schemes, commercialisation of agriculture products and organic farming.

The Ambassador informed that he is lobbying for funds for Bhutan for Life Initiative, which is targeted towards management of parks and protected areas in Bhutan.

– ICS

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