Top US diplomat visits Bhutan, calls for rule-based order in Indo-Pacific region


Deputy Secretary of State John J Sullivan made a trip to Bhutan this week, during which the US underscored the importance of protecting and enhancing a rule-based order in the Indo-Pacific region.

The deputy secretary of state, who visited Bhutan”s capital Thimphu from August 12 to 13, is the highest-ranking American diplomat in two decades to visit this nascent Himalayan democracy.

Sullivan, during his two-day trip, held meetings with King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, Prime Minister Lotay Tshering, Foreign Minister Tandi Dorji and Minister of Economic Affairs Loknath Sharma.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Bhutan later this week. Read More

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