Staff Reporter 

Honorary Consul General of Denmark to Bhutan, Palden Dorji received Denmark’s Order of Dannebrog award in Thimphu yesterday. The award was presented by the Ambassador of Denmark to Bhutan, Freddy Svane. Her Royal Highness Ashi Kesang Wangmo Wangchuck attended the award ceremony.

Freddy Svane said that the award represents honouring the faithful servants of the modern Danish state for meritorious services and for working towards building Danish interests.

The ambassador also met with government heads to discuss possible areas of collaboration. He added that Denmark would also like to see more areas of cooperation to improve tourism between the two countries and to invest in education and healthcare.

Denmark’s Honorary Consul was established in 2013. Bhutan and Denmark have had diplomatic relations since 1985.