BUSINESS

New inclusive fiscal policy in line: Finance Minister

The new finance minister of Bhutan, Lyonpo Namgay Tshering, said that his top priority is tointroduce inclusive fiscal policies to gain self-sufficiency. “We plan to come up with inclusive fiscal policies with wide consultation with the public. As envisioned by His Majesty The King, we will be working towards promoting …

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Affordable housing for the the lower income group

DNT’s Manifesto says, solving the housing crisis in Phuentsholing and other urban areas will be the first priority of the government.A high-level committee will be established within six months of the government’s formation to submit a detailed report and plan to provide 100 per cent solution to the housing crisis …

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Meet the new Speaker and Deputy Speaker

Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) and Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) met in theNational Assembly on Wednesday to elect the Speaker and Deputy Speaker. There were nominations for the posts from both the parties. Wangchuk Namgyel, 55, Nyisho-Sephu constituency in Wangduephodrang was elected as the Speaker after securing a total of 30 …

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A look at DNT’s Economy pledges

With success of every sector hinging on a sound economy, DNT has pledged to create a vibrant economy and a fairer society with decent livelihood opportunities for everyone irrespective of family backgrounds. DNT plans to develop a new vision and economic plan for the country, called Bhutan: Vision 2045 in …

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DPT sweeps Trashiyangtse and Pemagatshel

DPT swept all the five constituencies from two eastern Dzongkhags, Trashiyangtse and Pemagatshel despite an active campaign by the DNT president in the 6 eastern Dzongkhags. Trashiyangtse From Khamdang_Ramjar constituency under Trashiyangtse Dzongkhag, DPT candidate Kuenga Loday secured 3602 votes (EVM: 1869 and PB: 1733) while his opponent Karma Gyeltshen …

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DPT secures Bumthang

Chhoekhor-Tang Demkhong Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) President, Pema Gyamtsho, won from Chhoekhor-Tang constituency after securing a total of 3,251 votes (1,073 PB + 2,178 EVM), while DNT’s Dawa secured a total of 1,536 votes (410 PB + 1126 EVM). Pema Gyamtsho said that it was the choice of the people …

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DPT to campaign in the east in the final leg

Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) campaign for the general round started from the south where the party president met the people of Dagana, Tsirang, Sarpang and then moved to Wangdue Phodrang in the last one week. Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) and DPT started their campaigns from the regions where the parties …

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