A- A A+
Last Updated : Aug 25 2019 11:08PM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
PV Sindhu creates history; becomes 1st Indian to clinch World Championships            Mortal remains of Arun Jaitley consigned to flames with full state honours            PM says community service best way to offer tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary            PM Modi arrives in France to participate in G7 summit            Minority Affairs Ministry team to visit Kashmir from August 27-28 to identify central projects for implementation           

National News

Dec 29, 2018
2:13PM

India to provide Bhutan Rs 400 Cr transitional trade support

pib
India will give a transitional Trade Support Facility of 400 crore rupees to Bhutan over a period of five years to strengthen bilateral trade and economic linkages.

In a joint statement in New Delhi on Friday after talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bhutan Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering, the two sides reaffirmed their commitment to further strengthen co-operation in all areas of mutual interest.

Mr Modi and Dr. Tshering also discussed Bhutan’s priorities in the health sector. Prime Minister Modi stated that in line with Government of India’s ‘Neighbourhood First’ policy, India is firmly committed to partner Bhutan in its quest for development and economic prosperity.

Recognizing the importance of further expanding economic co-operation, the two Prime Ministers reviewed the implementation of ongoing bilateral hydro-power projects in Bhutan, and agreed to expedite their implementation. 

They reiterated their commitment to jointly develop 10,000 MWs of hydropower generating capacity in Bhutan and in this regard discussed the Sankosh Hydropower Project.

Prime Minister Modi had announced a 4,500 crore rupees financial assistance to Bhutan for its 12th five-year plan.
 

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 25 (Aug) Midday News 25 (Aug) News at Nine 25 (Aug) Hourly 25 (Aug) (2300hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 25 (Aug) दोपहर समाचार 25 (Aug) समाचार संध्या 25 (Aug) प्रति घंटा समाचार 25 (Aug) (2305hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 25 (Aug) Khabrein(Day) 25 (Aug) Khabrein(Eve) 25 (Aug)
Aaj Savere 25 (Aug) Parikrama 25 (Aug)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 25 (Aug) Samayki 25 (Aug) Sports Scan 25 (Aug) Spotlight/News Analysis 25 (Aug) Samachar Darshan 25 (Aug) Radio Newsreel 24 (Aug)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 22 (Aug) Surkhiyon Mein 22 (Aug) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 21 (Aug) Vaad-Samvaad 20 (Aug) Money Talk 20 (Aug) Current Affairs 23 (Aug)