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2nd India-Bhutan Development Cooperation Talks

Current context: The 2nd Annual India-Bhutan Development Cooperation Talks were held in New Delhi on 29th Nov 19.
2nd India-Bhutan Development Cooperation Talks 
  • Mr T.S. Tirumurti, Secretary (Economic Relations) and Mr. Kinga Singye, Foreign Secretary led the delegation from India and Bhutan respectively.
  • The Annual Development Cooperation Talks is a bilateral mechanism to review the entire gamut of India’s development partnership with Bhutan.
  • Some important decisions taken at the meet are:
    1. Government of India committed assistance of Rs. 4500 Crore for implementation of development projects in Bhutan.
    2. India committed Rs. 400 Crore for transitional Trade Support Facility during Bhutan’s 12th Five Year Plan (2018 - 2023).
    3. Both sides reviewed the progress of the ongoing Project Tied Assistance (PTA) projects and the Small Development Projects (SDPs)/High Impact Community Development Projects (HICPDs).
  • The next Development Cooperation Talks has been decided to be held in 2020 in Thimphu, Bhutan.

Question: 

Q.1 The 2nd Annual India-Bhutan Development Cooperation Talks was held in?
a. India
b. Bhutan
c. China
d. Japan
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