5,300 jobs created so far: MoLHR Minister

The Member of Parliament (MP) from Bardo-Trong, Gyambo Tshering, raised the issue of unemployment problem in the country during the National Assembly’s Question Hour session. The Labour and Human Resources Minister was asked to inform the House on the number of employment opportunities created thus far, and also the plans …

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NC introduces and deliberates Lhengye Zhungtshog Bill 2020

The Social and Cultural Committee of the National Council introduced the Lhengye Zhungtshog Bill of the Kingdom of Bhutan 2020 on 23rd January 2020. The Bill will now repeal the Lhengye Zhungtshog Act of 1999. Ugyen Namgay, the Vice Chairperson of the committee said that the National Council Act section …

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Cervical cancer screening camp from January 2020

One and a half month of a comprehensive cervical cancer screening camp is on-going in Punakha, Bumthang and Monggar, starting from January till mid of February 2020. The health ministry expects to cover 16,000 women, aged between 25 to 65 years. The ministry is partnering with local governments, RENEW, NCWC, …

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