Democracy, education aim to set us free: PM Modi tells students, parliamentarians in Bhutan
Sunday, 18 August 2019 "Democracy and education, both aim to set us free, neither can be complete without the other and both help us reach our fullest potential and to be the best we can," PM Modi told the gathered audience in Bhutan
On July 04, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed relief works done by BJP workers during the lockdown. In a virtual meet, he said, "Several of our workers despite knowing the danger, kept working in the service of people and lost their lives. I pay my tributes to all of them and express condolences to their families."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 04 requested BJP workers to prepare digital booklets documenting the relief works, at mandal, district, state and country levels. "This is the biggest 'sewa yajna' in human history. I urge you to prepare digital booklets documenting the relief works, at mandal, district, state and country levels. The booklets should be in at least 3 languages," he said.
External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar during the signing ceremony of Concession Agreement for 600 MW Kholongchhu JV-Hydroelectric Project with Bhutan said Bhutan and India's shared values have shaped a common world view. S. Jaishankar said, "Bhutan and India have a truly unique relationship one bound together by history, geography, culture, spiritual tradition and century-old people to people interaction. Our shared values have shaped a common world view." External Affairs Minister further said, "This is the first-ever joint venture project to be implemented in Bhutan. I congratulate both Druk Green Power Corporation (DGPC) of Bhutan and Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (SJVNL) of India for this feat and hope that they will leave no stone unturned in completing the project."
External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar attended the signing ceremony of Concession Agreement for 600 MW Kholongchhu JV-Hydroelectric Project with Bhutan on June 29. Jaishankar graced the meeting via video conferencing. This will lead to the commencement of construction of this first joint venture hydroelectric project between India and Bhutan. Foreign Minister of Bhutan Lyonpo Tandi Dorji was also present in the ceremony.