Diplomacy: Ambassador Pema Choden presented her Letter of Credence to President of the Republic of Finland, Sauli Niinistö, accrediting her as Ambassador of Bhutan to the Republic of Finland at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki on Thursday.

Ambassador Pema Choden conveyed greetings and warm wishes of His Majesty The King to the President and the people of Finland. President Sauli Niinistö assured the ambassador of his full support in further strengthening the friendly relations and cooperation between Bhutan and Finland.

The ambassador also met with senior officials of the the Finnish foreign ministry, Ministry of Education and Culture, Meteorological Institute and WWF Finland and members of the Finland-Bhutan Friendship Society.

Diplomatic relations between Bhutan and the Republic of Finland was established in 1986. Ambassador Pema Choden is based in Brussels with concurrent accreditation to Denmark, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the European Union.

Staff reporter