Sonam Yangdon

Low occupancy in Motanga Industrial Park questioned

During the Friday question hour in the parliament, member from Dewathang Gomdar questioned the minister of economic affairs, lyonpo Loknath Sharma on the low occupancy of the industrial parks. “The DPT government identified and developed a number of industrial areas in east, south and central Bhutan and all political parties …

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How prepared is the nation for an earthquake

The seven-year long findings on Bhutan’s geodynamics makes it pronounced that a major earthquake of magnitude 8.5 or higher is due to hit the country in the future though the time period is not known. In the wake of such a revelation, the question remains as to the nation’s preparedness …

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Capital budget for Jan-Jun 2019 at 11 bn

The finance minister, Lyonpo Namgay Tshering presented the national budget for the financial year 2018-2019 during the ongoing parliament session on Friday. A total budget appropriation for FY 2018-19 has been estimated at Nu 47bn which includes budget of Nu 36 bn passed during the 11th session of the second …

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