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Land Kidu reforms: Giving a stake


One of the most important reforms instituted by His Majesty The King was a Land Kidu exercise that not only gave land to the landless and many Bhutanese households but also resolved land issues and considerably enhanced land administration. On 24th September 2007, His Majesty Commanded that, “Land issues must …

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Leading us through a new era

His Majesty The King trekking over the Gangla Karchung, at an altitude of 5,250 m while going to Lunana from Laya on 24th October 2016.

A much-respected PM of India, I. K. Gujral compared His Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuck to a man who has attributes of Plato’s philosopher King. The long and cherished reign of the His Majesty The Fourth King, infused with charismatic leadership, set the bar very high for any leader. The political …

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BBIN thrown into the Bin by NC

Transport Ministers from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal with BBIN in 2015

In the backdrop of a growing number of regional tourists and vehicles entering Bhutan, the National Council (NC) in its 16th session in December 2015 passed a resolution which among others recommended a host of measures to regulate regional tourism. However, the government of the day was unable to get …

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