BUSINESS

Domestic maids pledge hinges on monitoring system: PM

One of the 25 pledges in 120 days of the DNT government is that it would, ‘Initiate recruitment of domestic workers by reviewing and amending immigration rules and regulation and institute stringent monitoring standards and guidelines for that.” The issue is currently being looked at by a committee under the …

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TCB to come up with a clear-cut tourism policy

Highlighting some of the discussions held at the first ever National Tourism Conference, Lyonchhen (Dr.) Lotay Tshering said that there is humongous potential to take the tourism sector to the top. Lyonchhen said that going by the statistical importance given by everyone on the tourist visiting Bhutan, permitting regional tourist, …

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Govt defends MoLHR officials in Japan case

Despite instructions from ACC to take administrative action, media reports and complaints by parents the government chose to defend the Ministry of Labor and Human Resource officials involved in the Japan case. The Prime Minister Lyonchhen (Dr) Lotay Tshering claimed that the investigation is not over as the Office of …

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The process and implications of opening more regional entry points

Although National assembly during the first session of the third parliament endorsed entry and exit of regional tourists through the border towns of Samdrup Jongkhar, Gelephu, Samtse, Nanglam and Pangbang, the government and relevant stakeholders said it can be implemented only if it is feasible. Lyonchhen (Dr.) Lotay Tshering said, …

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His Majesty graced the closing ceremony of Parliament

His Majesty the Druk Gyalpo graced the closing ceremony of the first session of the third Parliament on Thursday. Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen, members of the Royal Family, representatives of the Central Monastic Body, senior government officials, and foreign dignitaries, among others also attended the closing ceremony. The Speaker of …

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