23 Aug : News Express 24 :-
The queen mother of Bhutan, Wangmo Wangchuk, said that Buddhism is one of India’s largest gifts given to Bhutan. He called India “the land of enlightened people”. Wangchuk was addressing the inaugural function of the ninth session of ‘Mountain Echos’ Literature Festival. It has been organized on the occasion of completion of 50 years of formal diplomatic relations between the two countries. He said, “After the arrival of Buddhism, many Buddhist teachers of India, including the most talked-about Guru Padmashbaba, came to visit Bhutan. The teachings of Lord Buddha and Guru Padmasambhava have been continuously motivating the lives of every citizen of Bhutan. ”
Wangchuk said, “I believe that Buddhism is our shared spiritual heritage which remains unchanged in our old relations without any change.” He said that with rich heritage of shared cultural and historical heritage, India and Bhutan The relations between are stronger and stronger.
Rani Maa said, “It is a matter of great satisfaction and happiness for the people of Bhutan and India that there is great and extraordinary friendship between the two countries. Such friendship, which includes immense faith, goodwill, understanding and mutual beneficial cooperation. “He remembered the time when Bhutan’s Third King and Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru laid the foundations of Indo-Bhutan relations.