DEMOCRACY IN ACTION

Bhutan takes its first step on ESP

The launch of Economic Stimulus Plan (ESP), a pledge by the People’s Democratic Party, comes into effect with the handing of Nu 2.1 bn to financial institutions in Bhutan on April 9. Gracing the event, Finance Minister Namgay Dorji assured that ESP task force and the government took several months …

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His Majesty in the South

His Majesty The King, accompanied by Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen, graced the site of the Shivalaya Mandir in Samtse on 31 March 2014. The Shivalaya Mandir is being rebuilt upon the Command of His Majesty The King as a gift from His Majesty to the people of Samtse to commemorate …

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A look at the Meet-the-People Program so far

The main purpose of the Meet-the-People program is to allow people find access to the government so that grievances can be expressed says Prime Minister during the Meet-the-Press session held yesterday. Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay said, “ We try our best to help the people through this program, it is …

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PM’s visit to Gelephu and Sarpang

On March 10, Prime Minister Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay held an interactive meeting with the LG leaders, civil servants, corporate employees, business community members and the public at Gelephu Higher Secondary School. During the meeting, Lyonchhen mentioned that Gelephu and Sarpang were important towns and economic development activities were viable in …

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Advanced technology machine for better TB diagnosis

The National Tuberculosis Control Program (NTCP) under the Department of Public Health has introduced Line Probe Assay (LPA), a molecular based rapid diagnostic of Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) by Health Minister, Tandin Wangchuk, at JDWNR Hospital on March 21 in Thimphu. The Ministry of Health (MoH) introduced the LPA, an …

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PM addresses the Jigmeling Passing Out Parade

T he Prime Minister Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay attended the Passing Out Parade of 143 police recruits who graduated from the Royal Bhutan Police Training Institute after the completion of a year-long training at Jigmeling, Gelephu on March 10. Lyonchhen, accompanied by the Home Minister, Lyonpo Damcho Dorji and the Finance …

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