Wednesday, 2 July 2008

Bhutan : His Majesty grants audience to Sri Lankan Foreign Minister

July 1: His Majesty the King granted an audience to the Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mr. Rohitha Bogollagama at the Tashichhodzong yesterday. He arrived in the kingdom yesterday on a two day official visit.

Mr. Bogollagama began his career as an attorney in the supreme court of Sri Lanka in 1976. In a career spanning over three decades, he served in various capacities. He became a member of parliament in 2000. He served as the Minister of Industries and Advanced Technology and National Enterprise Development. Prior to his present appointment he served as the Minister of Enterprise Development and Investment Promotion.

Upon arrival at the Kuenga Choeling guest house in the capital he was received by his Bhutanese counterpart Lyonpo Ugyen Tshering.

Later in the afternoon, Mr. Bogollagama called on the Prime Minister Lyonchen Jigmi Y. Thinley and the Foreign Minister Lyonpo Ugyen Tshering. He will be leaving the kingdom today.

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