Tshering Dorji

434 jobs created by 304 project approved by BOiC

The Business Opportunity and Information Centre (BOiC) has helped create a total of 434 jobs with the approval of 304 projects. After just 76 days in operation, BOiC received 933 applications amounting to Nu 1.3bn. According to the Public Relations and Media Officer, BOiC, Sonam Choden, said 304 projects proposals …

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Villagers making good on tourism boom in Taktsang

The farmers from the gewog in Paro near the Taktsang Monastery are busy cashing in on the tourism business.  The villagers provide riding and pack horses service for tourists, while others sell handicrafts along the footpaths. The farmers of Tsento Shari village located below Taktsang Monastery make a good income …

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Domestic airports to all become re-operational by 2015-2016

During the question-hour session of National Assembly on 3rd December, Gelephu constituency MP Gopal Mongar said that the domestic flights between Paro-Yonphula and Paro-Bumthang sectors operated for a few months and then got suspended after that. A successful test flight was also conducted on the Paro-Gelephu sector. He questioned the …

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PAC recommends review of Procurement Rules and Regulations

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) submitted its recommendations which included the need to review the Procurement Rules and Regulations (PRR) and adequate staffing of the Public Procurement Policy Division (PPD) of Ministry of Finance with qualified and experienced personnel during the joint sitting of Parliament on 4th December In the …

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Energy agreement is highlight of 18th SAARC Summit

The Eighteen South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit was held in Kathmandu, Nepal for two days from 26th to 27th November 2014. The theme of the 18th SAARC Summit was “Deeper Integration for Peace and Prosperity.” In the press conference held yesterday in Thimphu, Minister for Foreign Affair, …

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