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Lyonchhen on 4-day visit to Bangladesh

Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering arrived in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 12th April on a 4-day visit. At the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Lyonchhen was received by Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh and presented with the Guard of Honor. After arrival in Dhaka, Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering visited the National Martyrs’ Memorial. At the Memorial, …

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Water shortage and bad road conditions plague Trashigang

Different gewogs in Trashigang like Sakteng, Udzorong, Khaling, Bartsham, Phongmed, Radi and Shongphu are facing the twin problem of water shortage for both irrigation and drinking and poor road conditions to boot. Sakteng After numerous delays, the construction of a road was completed in 2017 and although it has benefitted …

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Six arrested for stealing bitumen barrels from DoR

Haa police apprehended six men for stealing 20 barrels of Bitumen from a Department of Road (DoR) site at Langchu and selling it to a private construction company. Police arrested four suspects on 20 March at around 2 am, while the other two was arrested on 21st March. Before the …

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Media houses make various recommendations to the ECB

Based on past experiences reporters, made numerous recommendations to the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB). The ECB is taking up the recommendations as part of a learning from experience report. A reporter from said that duplication of paper work is an issue. He said that they have the media arbitrator …

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14th RTM outcome: Support from partners and aid to trade

The government’s new approach of engagement with the partners henceforth will focus on trade from aid unlike the traditional pattern. The foreign minister, Lyonpo Tandin Dorji, after the conclusion of the RTM said that Bhutan has to move from aid to trade and explore different forms of partnership as the …

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