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MoA further up scaling its efforts after Trongsa address

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Post His Majesty The King’s 109th National Day address in Trongsa that emphasized on the agricultural sector, the Ministry of Agriculture and the government are coming up with new Agricultural programs and also enhancing its ongoing ones. Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay said, “The Ministry of Agriculture is closely studying the National …

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Bhutan gets INR 130 mn against requirement of 1.750 bn

After cash crops, Industries and banks are now affected On the fateful evening of 8th November 2016 Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay was watching the evening news when the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the surprise demonetization move. Lyonchhen immediately got on the phone with the Royal Monetary Authority (RMA) Governor …

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109th National Day in Trongsa

His Majesty The King will celebrate the 109th National Day in Trongsa. Photo Courtesy: His Majesty’s Facebook page.

His Majesty The King will celebrate the 109th National Day in Trongsa. The historic town of Trongsa is aglitter with anticipation for the celebration, which will be the most important event to take place in Trongsa since His Majesty’s investiture ceremony as Trongsa Penlop 12 years ago. Streets are spotless …

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The Great Reformer

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Great leaders are not born but are made over time, as history has often shown. In December, 2005 when His Majesty The Fourth King announced His Majesty’s abdication it sent a shockwave throughout Bhutan as people wondered what the future held after decades of strong and dynamic leadership of His …

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Land Kidu reforms: Giving a stake

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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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