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Big responsibilities on MoIC with APA

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MOIC) signed its Annual Performance Agreement (APA) with the Prime Minister (PM) today. The ministry received assurance of full support to ensure successful implementation of the programs from the PM. In the agreement, 20 success indicators has been identified from various departments of the …

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First ever Bhutan Women Parliamentary Caucus launched

Bhutan Women Parliamentary Caucus (BWPC), the first ever joint initiative for gender equality by Bhutan Network for Empowering Women (BNEW) and National Commission for Women and Children (NCWC) was launched by the Chairperson of NCWC, Lyonpo (Dr) Tandi Dorji at Tashi Taj, Thimphu on 14 August. Unlike any other caucuses, …

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Zhemgang move is legal: PM

Lyonchhen (Dr) Lotay Tshering, during the Friday press meet said the government has neither committed any political discrimination nor does the government have any political interest in replacing Zhemgang with Sarpang for the tourism flagship program. Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering said that re-appropriating Nu 11 million (mn) from a total …

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Govt accuses Opposition of playing regional politics over Zhemgang

The Opposition Party in a press conference on 5th July had claimed that the government’s decision to remove Zhemgang from the tourism flagship program is nothing but ‘political discrimination’ and an attempt to ‘muzzle’ the opposition. However, pat came the reply on the next day where the government represented by …

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