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India-Bhutan ties built on utmost trust, sensitivity to each

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

is committed to building strong foundations of cooperative partnership with Bhutan, External Affairs Swaraj said today, asserting that "exemplary" India-ties are built on utmost trust, mutual respect and sensitivity to each other's interests. Swaraj, who along with her Bhutanese counterpart Lyonpo Damcho Dorji unveiled through videoconference a 'special logo' to mark the golden jubilee of diplomatic ties, called for renewed commitment and efforts from all stakeholders to realise the full potential of the partnership for mutual benefit. "Exemplary ties of friendship and cooperation between and are built on shared values and priorities, utmost and understanding, mutual respect and sensitivity to each other's interests," she said, noting that along with partnership between the two governments, people-to-people contacts provide depth, character and vibrancy to the relationship. She also recalled the vision, wisdom and foresight of successive political leaderships in and Their Majesties the Revered Kings of who laid the strong foundation for this special and unique relationship, and continue to provide their personal guidance to advance it, an external affairs ministry release said. "As the people of the two countries jointly celebrate the accomplishments of the last fifty years, the called for renewed commitment and efforts from all stakeholders to realise the full potential of the India-partnership for mutual benefit," it said. Swaraj also reaffirmed India's abiding commitment to build on the strong foundations of cooperative partnership with Besides high-level exchanges, both and have planned a series of special commemorative initiatives, cultural activities, exhibitions and seminars throughout the year to celebrate the event, it added.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 18:55 IST
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