External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will embark on a two-day visit to Bhutan from today.
Disclosing this to reporters in New Delhi, External Affairs Ministry Spokesman Raveesh Kumar said, this is Mr. Jaishankar’s first overseas visit after assuming charge of the Ministry.
Mr. Kumar said, during the visit, Mr Jaishankar will call on Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering and meet his counterpart Tandi Dorji.
Replying to a media query, Mr. Raveesh Kumar said, India has ruled out any bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan on the sidelines of Shanghai Cooperation Organization, (SCO) Summit at Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan. Mr Modi will attend the annual summit on 13th and 14th of this month.