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Home Minister to leave for Bhutan today.

Byline: ANI

New Delhi, Aug 21 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram will leave for Thimphu today on a three-day official visit to Bhutan.

During his visit, he will meet King of Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, Prime Minister Jigmi Y Thinley, Fourth Druk Gyalpo Jigme Singye Wangchuck and Minister for Home and Cultural Affairs, Lyonpo Minjur Dorji.

The purpose of the visit is to further strengthen bilateral relations between India and Bhutan.

This will be the first foreign visit of Chidambaram after he took over as Union Home Minister in November last year. He will return to New Delhi on Monday. (ANI)

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