RCSC Chairman stresses on good leadership in the bureaucracy

At a QED seminar on  leadership in the bureaucracy Chairman of the Royal Civil Service Commission, Dasho Karma Tshiteem said, RCSC has referred to the leadership capability framework of Australia and New Zealand, and from this two they have found the Australian framework to be more appropriate and suitable. Dasho …

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PM asks employment agencies to be honest or face consequences

With the recent issues on employees not being paid for two months in Qatar, the Prime Minister raised concerns on the matter during meet-the- press session held yesterday. Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay said that those Bhutanese workers were not sent to Qatar by the government. However, he said that it is …

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His Majesty Appoints Ambassadors and Dzongdas


His Majesty The King on 27th May granted Dhar to appoint Bhutan’s Ambassadors to Bangladesh and Thailand, as well as the Dzongdags for Dagana, Tashigang, Samdrup Jongkhar, and Lhuentse. Sonam Tobden Rabgye, formerly the head of the Policy and Planning Division of the Foreign Ministry, is the new Ambassador of …

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HRH The Gyaltshab inaugurates school and grants Audience, Kidu and Tokha


Coinciding with the auspicious occasion of Buddha’s Parinirvana (Duechhen Nga-dzom), His Royal Highness the Gyaltshab, Prince Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, on 21st may inaugurated the newly built buildings of Kunzangling Central School under Tongmijangsa Gewog, Trashi Yangtse Dzongkhag. His Royal Highness was received with a  Chipdrel procession. The programme included Trashi Rabney …

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Royal visits from Sweden and Thailand to Bhutan


Their Majesties King Karl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden will pay a three day state visit to Bhutan beginning on 8th June at the invitation of His Majesty the King. The delegation will include representatives from the Swedish government and a number of Swedish companies. This is the …

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Farm shops opened in Gasa Dzongkhag

A Farm shop each in Khatoed and Khamoed Gewogs were were opened on Friday. The chief guest for the occasions was the MP of Khamoed Lunana. A release from the Dzongkhag said, “Farm shops will transform our farming from subsistence to commercial through increased production with guaranteed markets, better provision …

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Building quake proof and cheaper bamboo houses


Against the backdrop of a major earthquake expected in the region, the Department of Forests and Park Services is trying to popularize houses built with bamboo, which is supposedly a safe and resilient structure. In addition, a bamboo house is considered to be a cheap alternative to the conventional house …

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