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NIACS 2019-2023: Getting everyone to fight corruption

In an effort to reinforce ‘Developing Accountable, Moral and Transparent Systems and Individual’ (DAMTSI) as the core Bhutanese value, Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering launched the National Integrity and Anti-Corruption Strategy (NIACS) 2019-2023. An official from ACC said that this strategy is an outcome of progressive consultation at various stages …

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First economic census launched

“Be it for surgery or in order to prescribe medicine, medical practitioners look for evidence in the patient. Similarly, in our eight months of governance, in the proposals that come to us, and decisions we are required to make, we have to base it on evidence. Almost everyday, if not …

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Legal status of BCCI under a cloud as it struggles with funds

The annual allocated budget by the government to the Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (BCCI) stands at Nu 10.05 million (mn), after being almost slashed during the presentation of the Budget Appropriation Bill by the Economic and Finance Committee of the National Assembly (NA). The committee recommended on slashing …

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