BUSINESS

Prados handed over by outgoing cabinet

The outgoing Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay and his 10 ministers on 9 August handed back their duty vehicles. Dasho Tshering Tobgay said, “Today I returned the prime minister’s official duty vehicle, the very same vehicle that I returned in 2013. The Toyota Prado served me well for 10 years. …

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The great unemployment debate between DPT and PDP

This was the main issue raised during DPT’s AGM and the final press conference The Druk Phuensum Tshogpa’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) which was held last week at RIM saw a full house after previous full house AGMs by BKP and DNT before it. The party president, Dr Pema Gyamtsho …

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Lyonchhen attends inauguration of Shivalaya Mandir

Upon the Command of His Majesty the King, the Shivalaya Mandir in Gelephu, Sarpang was constructed within one year and its inauguration was attended by Dasho Tshering Tobgay, Prime Minister today. Dasho congratulated the people gathered for the ceremony and said that the mandir is a precious gift from His …

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Lyonchhen inaugurates new Dungkhag office

Dasho Tshering Tobgay, Prime Minister joined the people of four gewogs – Shershong, Chuzergang, Umling and Tareythang gewogs for the consecration of Dungkhag Office in Umling, Sarpang Dzongkhag this afternoon. Speaking to the gathering, Dasho said that the Dungkhag office will bring about development in and around these four gewogs. “All …

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Thimphu’s big construction boom and its impact

From the dark days of 2012-2014 when even ongoing construction was frozen and loans were not available for the housing and construction sector, Bhutan is now experiencing a big construction boom in the last few years with this year seeking peak construction. A big part of this construction boom is …

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Damchu-Chukha Bypass to be inaugurated on 18th July

The most awaited Damchu-Chukha bypass road will be inaugurated on 18 July and opened for traffic. The bypass will decrease the Thimphu – Phuentsholing highway by 19.5 km and reduce travelling time by around an hour. The Prime Minister Lyonchhen Dasho Tshering Tobgay is expected to inaugurate the bypass. The …

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