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HM Appoints Ambassador and Zimpon Wogmas


On 10th November 2016, His Majesty The King granted Dhar to appoint Bhutan’s Ambassador to Kuwait. His Majesty also appointed Zimpon Wogmas to the Office of the Gyalpoi Zimpon. The new ambassador to Kuwait is Tshering Gyaltshen Penjor, who was previously serving as the deputy permanent representative at the Permanent …

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Gesarling Central School installs CCTV cameras


The Gesarling Central School has brought significant improvement to schooling in the district of Dagana in terms of creating a learning environment through better facilities and access to materials, which has improved academic performance according to the school authorities. “Our main aim and objective is to improve the performance of …

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Bhutan Lottery takes baby first step


“Phuensum Dharim” is the first monthly paper lottery scheme for the domestic market that was launched  on Thursday Lyonchhen who graced the launch as the Chief Guest said that the lottery business is revived primarily to generate revenue and the revenue will be used for the social welfare. Lyonchhen requests …

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His Majesty in Lunana

His Majesty at Gangla Karchung, one of the most difficult passes in

Bhutan, on 21st October, enroute to Lunana.

His Majesty The King is in Thanza, the largest and furthest village in Lunana. His Majesty visited the glaciers and glacial lakes of Thorthomi, Rapstreng, and Lugge, yesterday. These glaciers and lakes are the sources of some of our major rivers, and are considered fragile due to the enormous risk …

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Balancing the forest and the farm


Farmers under Chukha Dzongkhag feel that they are facing complex issues like agricultural productivity, human-wildlife issue and difficulty in preservation of the natural resources. Pemba Wangchuk, Chukha Dzongda said that, knowing the importance of environment preservation, the Dzongkhag administration is taking action to protect and preserve the environment. “One of …

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Gasa to host Royal Highland festival


The highlands of Gasa will come alive from 16th to 18th October with the Royal Highland Festival and also the Snow Man run from 15th to 16th October. The festival will see a display of tradition and culture of Highlanders with  songs, dance, games, sports, costumes, arts and crafts, Bja …

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