In an official statement made on Friday 31st of July 2020, the king of Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck offers his gratitude to the Assam Chief Minister Mr. Sarbananda Sonowal for assisting Bhutan to deal with the Covid19 situation.
Royal Highness Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck also adds that “Though Assam with its people fought hard to contain the pandemic with necessary lockdown and curtailment of people’s movement, the benevolence of the authorities of Assam in allowing movement of vehicles carrying essential commodities to Bhutan helped its people and ensured their wellbeing during the lockdown period,” the Bhutan King said in a letter to CM Sonowal.
He further adds “I remain appreciative of your goodwill and look forward to your continued support,”
“The efforts of the Assam government would very soon stem the spread of the novel coronavirus,”
Assam Chief Minister Mr. Sarbananda Sonowal expresses his gratitude back to the King of Bhutan in the exchange.