Government has big plans for Bhutan tourism

The Thai and Bhutanese governments plan to expand tourism cooperation to boost the tourism sectors of the two countries and highlight Thailand as a key destination. Deputy Prime Minister Tanasak Patimapragorn said Thailand and Bhutan are considering holding events to promote the culture and tourism of the respective countries. He was speaking as he took a group of Thai officials to help arrange an exhibition to honour the late King in Bhutan which will be held until Dec 31. It is the first exhibition held to honour the late King in a foreign country, Gen Tanasak said. During his official visit to Bhutan, Gen Tanasak had a bilateral meeting with Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay to discuss a coordinated tourism programme. It is his first visit to Bhutan as deputy prime minister. Gen Tanasak said Thailand will extend an invitation to Bhutanese officials to travel to the country to discuss tourism cooperation under the “Two Kingdoms, One Destination” project. 

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