According to a release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay, Prime Minister of Bhutan accompanied by Aum Tashi Doma will be on a four day Working Visit to Japan from 29th June-3rd July 2014 upon the invitation of the government of Japan.
Lyonchhen’s delegation will include Lyonpo Rinzin Dorji, Foreign Minister and Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, Minister for Agriculture and Forests, Major General V. Namgyel, Ambassador of Bhutan to Japan and four other officials. At the Summit Meeting between the two Prime Ministers that will be held during his stay in Japan, the two leaders will discuss bilateral relations and other issues of mutual interest and concern.
Lyonchhen will also meet with the members of the Japan-Bhutan Parliamentary Friendship League and senior officials of the Government of Japan.
This is the first bilateral visit to Japan by a Bhutanese Prime Minister. The visit will further strengthen the close ties of friendship and cooperation that exist between the two countries. Japan is a longstanding development partner for Bhutan. The two established diplomatic relations in 1986.