Bilateral Engagement





Date of establishment of bilateral relations: 13 July 1984​

Head of State: King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck

Head of Government: Prime Minister Lotay Tshering 

Foreign Minister: Tandi Dorji 

Capital: Dhaka





High Level Exchanges

  • Outgoing:
    • H.E. Mr. Mohamed Nasheed visited Bhutan to attend the 16th SAARC Summit that was held in Thimphu from 28 to 29 April 2010.​
    • President Maumoon Abdul Gayyoom visited Bhutan in 1991, and in 1998 in his capacity as the Chairman of SAARC.​
  • Incoming: 
    • H.E. Lyonchhen Jigmi Y. Thinley, Prime Minister of Bhutan made an official visit to the Maldives, as the Chairman of the SAARC, from 31 March to 3 April 2011. He also visited Maldives the same year to participate in the 17th SAARC Summit held in Addu City on 10 November 2011.​


Economic Cooperation




Recent Updates

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