A press release from the Foreign Ministry said that the Kingdom of Bhutan and the Sultanate of Oman, wishing to strengthen and develop mutually beneficial relations between their countries and peoples, have established diplomatic relations with effect from 15 March 2013.
The Joint Communiqué on the establishment of diplomatic relations was signed between Mr. Lhatu Wangchuk, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bhutan to the United Nations, and Mrs. Lyutha Bint Sultan Al-Mughairy, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Sultanate of Oman to the United Nations, at the Permanent Mission of Oman in New York.
At the signing ceremony, the two Ambassadors expressed the interest of their governments to cooperate closely in the bilateral and multilateral fields. They expressed the desire to further deepen the present level of cooperation between the two countries at the United Nations and at other multilateral forums. The two
Ambassadors also discussed the possibility for exchange of bilateral visits between the two countries.
Oman is the 52nd country with which Bhutan has established diplomatic relations.