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Sole helicopter saves 20 lives in 4 months

when Helicopter services were first launched in Bhutan on 5th November, 2015 it was immediately put into medical service 12 days later on 17th November when an overdue pregnant woman in Laya BHU, with her fetus in a transverse position, was airlifted. Both the mother and child survived due to …

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MoF working on maternity leave for SOEs

The Finance Minister Lyonpo Namgay Dorji said that the Ministry of Finance is currently studying the issue of maternity leave for State Owned Enterprises (SOE). “The SOE’s are independent with their own service rules and we cannot directly order them but we can indirectly influence them.” Lyonpo said that once …

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PM says cabinet reshuffle is in the national interest

The Prime Minister said that the recent cabinet reshuffle is in the larger national interest. The reshuffle saw the announcement of the resignation of the Education Minister, transfer of the Minister for Economic Affairs to the Ministry of Education and announcement of a new minister in the form of Bardo-Trong …

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