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Visit to Bhutan successful, will ensure positive results, says Vasundhara Raje

Updated: Aug 29, 2016 18:07 IST

New Delhi, Aug.29 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has said that her Bhutan visit has been a success and there are strong possibilities for this to give positive results.

She said that the both the countries would act together to promote tourism, its allied sectors and the Rajasthan state government would extend full support to it.

Raje returned to India on Monday after her four-day foreign tour. At the Indira Gandhi International Airport, Union Minister of State for Law and Justice, Electronics and IT P P Chaudhari, Parliamentary Secretary B.R. Chaudhari and several other dignitaries from Rajasthan welcomed her.

Principal Resident Commissioner of Rajasthan at New Delhi Dr. Savita Anand, Resident Commissioner Rohit Kumar, Additional Resident Commissioner Vimal Sharma and other senior officers were also present at the airport.

The chief minister, on her return, said that Bhutan was a small and friendly nation. This visit would benefit both the countries as their relationship would strengthen.

She said that she was in Bhutan's capital Thimphu to attend Mountain Echoes Literature Festival. Rajasthan government was a partner to this event for past three years. This festival is on the lines of the renowned Jaipur Literature Festival.

Raje was accompanied by a delegation comprising of the State Minister for Tourism Krishanendra Kaur Deepa, Tourism Secretary Roli Singh, Principal OSD to CM and Secretary Public Relations Arijit Banerjee and others.

This delegation had several rounds of talks with the authorities in Bhutan for promotion of Rajasthan tourism in the Himalayan country. (ANI)

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