BUSINESS

Trilateral hydro project still in the works

During the Meet the Press on Friday, Ministry of Economic Affairs (MoEA) minister, Lyonpo Leki Dorji highlighted said that while the trilateral Dorji Lung project is still being discussed between Bangladesh, Bhutan and India the government’s priorities are to complete and commission the ongoing five Hydropower projects. The construction of …

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Incumbent wins from Bumthang

Bumthang has voted in favour of its incumbent NC member, Nima, from Gamling, Tang gewog. He secured 3,513 votes (2,551 EVM votes and 962 Postal Ballot votes).  Kencho Tshering was able to draw in 2,419 votes. Nima said that people of the four gewogs in Bumthang have entrusted him with …

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Tsirang elects an entrepreneur

With a total of 2,825 votes, Dhan Kumar Sunwar won the Third Parliamentary Election for National Council from Tsirang. Of the 2,825 votes, 450 votes were secured through the Postal Ballot and 2,375 votes through EVM. The 31-year-old graduated in 2013 from Gaeddu College of Business Studies with a Bachelor’s …

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Gasa elects Dorji Khandu

Dorji Khandu from Laya, Gasa won the Third Parliamentary Election to National Council after securing 547 of which 532 votes came through EVM and 15 votes via the Postal Ballot. The result was officially declared on April 20. The two other NC candidates from Gasa, Phurb Dorji secured 528 votes …

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Samtse elects former teacher

With 6,243 votes, Tirtha Man Rai, 31, was elected from Samtse for the third parliamentary NC election. Of the 6,243 votes, 5,277 was secured through EVM while 966 votes through postal ballot. The elected candidate is a former teacher who graduated from Samtse College of Education with Bachelor’s degree in …

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The six earnest candidates of Paro

Ugyen Dorji Ugyen Dorji, 39, from Geptay, Wangchang gewog worked as an officer in Tala Hydroelectric Project Authority and has also worked as a contractor. He holds a Bachelor of Technology in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and a Diploma in Electrical Engineering. He said, “We, being a Bhutanese, need to have common thoughts …

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