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Bhutan King lauds Assam CM for support during lockdown
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Bhutan King lauds Assam CM for support during lockdown
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Guwahati, Aug 1 (TIWN) Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar has highly appreciated the Assam government for allowing movement of vehicles carrying essential commodities to the neighbouring country amid the lockdown and ensuring the wellbeing of the people.

An Assam government official statement on Friday said that Bhutan King Jigme Khesar hailed Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and his government and thanked him for helping the neighbouring country in tackling the pressing situation precipitated in view of the Covid-induced lockdown.

The Bhutan King in a letter to Assam Chief Minister said : "Though Assam with its people fought it hard to contain the pandemic with necessary lockdown and curtailment of people's movement, the benevolence of the authorities of the state in allowing movement of vehicles carrying essential commodities to Bhutan helped its people and ensured their wellbeing during the lockdown period."

The King terming the gesture as a "true reflection of the close ties of friendship and brotherhood between the people of Assam and Bhutan", said : "I remain appreciative of your goodwill and look forward to your continued support."

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