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Bhutan’s statement on Doklam disengagement

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Statement on Doklam Disengagement Staff Reporter/ Thimphu The Foreign Ministry in a statement said Bhutan welcomes the disengagement by the two sides at the face-off site in the Doklam area. It said, “We hope this contributes to the maintenance of peace and tranquility and status quo along borders of Bhutan, …

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DNT sues govt on tax case

From Left to Right: DNT’s Party Manager Phurba , General Secretary Tenzin Lekphell and President Dr Tandin Dorji outside the high court

More than Nu 6 bn in Fiscal Incentives since 2010 may be at stake The Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa party has filed a case in the high court against the PDP government on tax alteration via Fiscal Incentives which it deems to be unconstitutional. The DNT said that after careful consideration …

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India’s CEA declines Bhutan’s requests on CBTE

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The Bhutanese government around two months ago, through diplomatic channels, sent a letter to the Indian government over Bhutan’s various concerns over the Cross Border Trade in Electricity (CBTE) guidelines issued on 5th December 2016. The CBTE guidelines, though meant to govern electricity trade between India and its neighbors, had …

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