The Bhutanese Embassy in Brussels commemorated the 112th National Day at The Hotel in Brussels on December 13.

Ambassador Pema Choden spoke on the significance of the National Day of Bhutan and the strong friendship between Bhutan and the European Union and its Member States. The Ambassador expressed appreciation to the EU, its Member States and citizens for their support and friendship to Bhutan over many decades.

The reception was attended by 200 invitees including senior officials of the Belgian Government, the European Union institutions, members of the diplomatic corps, academics, members of the business community, and Bhutanese residing in the EU.

Members of the friendship societies of Bhutan from Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, the Netherlands, Poland, Sweden and the United Kingdom attended the occasion.

The Embassy also hosted a lunch for the members of the Friendship Societies of Bhutan on December 14.