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Her Majesty graces the launch of Bhutan for Life

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Coinciding with the Birth Anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo, Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen formally launched the “Bhutan for Life” initiative. Bhutan for Life, a joint initiative of the Royal Government of Bhutan and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), is a strategic and long-term solution to ensure that …

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His Majesty in Trakar Kuchoe

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An unprecedented number of people attended the concluding day of the Takar Kuchoe, gathering at the festival to be doubly blessed by the presence of His Majesty The King.An unprecedented number of people attended the concluding day of the Trakar Kuchoe, gathering at the festival to be doubly blessed by …

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Talks on completing 11th plan and help for 12th plan

A release from the Foreign Ministry said the Sixth Bhutan-India Development Cooperation Talks was held on 10th November 2017 in New Delhi, India. The Bhutanese delegation was led by Foreign Secretary, Mr. Sonam Tshong, and the Indian delegation was led by Mr. Vijay Gokhale, Secretary (Economic Relations), Ministry of External …

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BKP Unveils Three new candidates

Picture from right: Thinley Dorji to contest from Chapcha Bongo constituency, Retd. Col. Dr. Leki Wangdi to contest from Chhoekhor Taang constituency and Nim Dorji to contest from Lamgong Wangchang with BKP Vice President Sonam Tobgay

The Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party on 26th October announced three new candidates. Retd. Col. Dr. Leki Wangdi will contest from Chhoekhor Taang constituency which is also the constituency of the Opposition leader Pema Gyamtsho. Incidentally the candidate is a cousin of the Opposition leader. Leki was a doctor in the army …

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PM’s office counters social media posts by anon on Chopper use

Image: The figures given by the PM’s office

Responding to a Facebook post by an anonymous account on Facebook over the frequent use of helicopter services by the Prime Minister and cabinet ministers the Prime Minister’s office issued an official clarification. The clarification on the PM’s official Facebook account said “It is unfortunate to see some people spreading …

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Royal Visit to India

On the invitation of the Prime Minister of India, His Majesty The King, accompanied by Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen, and His Royal Highness The Gyalsey will travel to New Delhi, India, for a 4-day visit from 31 October – 3 November 2017. During the Royal visit, His Majesty will grant …

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