DEMOCRACY IN ACTION

Second Better Business summit

The Prime Minister as Chair of the Better Business Council will be inaugurating the Second Better Business Summit on May 17, 2017 in the Royal University of Bhutan’s conference hall in Motithang. The Second Better Business Summit is being organized as a development agenda forum with the theme “sustaining growth”. The …

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Norbuling Rigter College in Paro inaugurated by PM

Norbuling Rigter College was established in July 2017 by offering BBA and B.Com programmes. The college is affiliated to the Royal University of Bhutan. The college was formally inaugurated by Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay on Friday and was also attended by the Education Minister Lyonpo Norbu Wangchuk, Former Minister …

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Thimphu elects former Thimphu Dzongda for NC 2018

National Council 2018 race was won by ex-Thimphu Dzongda, Tshewang Rinzin, from Kawang gewog, Thimphu. Voters chose him over the incumbent member, Nima Gyeltshen, and three other candidates. As per the provisional vote counts, Tshewang Rinzin secured a total of 2,117 votes (1,673 EVM votes and 444 postal ballot votes). …

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Zhemgang elects incumbent

The incumbent National Council member from Zhemgang, Pema Drakpa, 49, won after securing 2,639 votes. The incumbent secured 1,391 votes by EVM and 1,248 votes through Postal Ballot. Dorji Cheten got 2,182 votes followed by Sonam Leki with 1,894 votes and Rinchen with 1,217 votes. Sangay Dorji got 870 votes. …

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