The authorities concerned have started construction work for Bangladesh's Embassy building in Thimphu, Bhutan.
An agreement was signed with the construction company on Monday (November 27) for the construction of Bangladesh's Embassy on the land provided by the Government of Bhutan at Hejo-Samteling, the new diplomatic area of Thimphu.
According to an agreement, Bhutan and Bangladesh have provided land for the construction of each other's embassy buildings in their respective capitals.
Following this, the Government of Bhutan provided 1.5 acres of land to Bangladesh in the designated diplomatic area next to the Thimpur Supreme Court.
The prime minister of Bangladesh and the King of Bhutan laid the foundation stone for the construction of the embassy building on the said land on 19 April 2017.
BDST: 1623 HRS, NOV 28, 2023