Bhutanese Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering returned to his country today and started a 21-day mandatory quarantine.
Other delegation members are also undergoing a 21-day mandatory quarantine starting today.
The Bhutanese Prime Minister drove himself from the airport to the quarantine facility in a car that was parked at the airport, according to his office.
The delegation was given an escort to the respective facilities in the quarantine pool vehicles.
All official work and engagements of the Bhutanese Prime Minister will be conducted virtually over the next 21 days.
The Prime Minister was in Bangladesh as the special representative of the Bhutanese King.
While in Bangladesh, the Prime Minister took part in the celebrations of the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the golden jubilee of Bangladesh’s independence.
Before departing from Bangladesh, the Prime Minister had a quiet meeting with his professor, who taught him while pursuing medical studies in Bangladesh, and the surgeon who operated on him while in Bangladesh.
On Wednesday evening, he interacted with the Bhutanese community in Bangladesh.
The Prime Minister updated them on the Covid-19 status and other developments in the country.