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PM meets Brazil’s Ambassador to Bhutan

Oct 30, 2014

PM meets Brazil's Ambassador to Bhutan- The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay, met with the Ambassador of Brazil to Bhutan, H.E. Mr. Carlos Duarte this afternoon.

Ambassador Duarte said he appreciated Bhutan’s efforts in furthering the relations with Brazil. He informed Lyonchhen about Brazil’s growing interest in Gross National Happiness (GNH) and emphasised that GNH’s contribution has echoed quite significantly in his country.

Lyonchhen and the ambassador discussed avenues of possible collaboration such as people-to-people contact, culture, renewable energy, trade and commerce, and sports specifically football.

Lyonchhen also requested Brazil’s assistance in coaching and training Bhutan’s football team.

The discussion also highlighted on fostering cooperation in agriculture, school-feeding, sustainable transport and production of alternate fuels like ethanol and biodiesel.

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