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Committee of Secretaries given a second lease

Albeit with a new ToR and better communication to prevent a repeat of the last CoS In a major decision the government has decided to reconstitute the formerly disbanded Committee of Secretaries (CoS) which is to be led by the Cabinet Secretary Kesang Wangdi. Lyonchhen (Dr) Lotay Tshering announced this …

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GNH Commission approves Nu 310 bn 12th plan

PM to travel to Delhi on 27 December The Prime Minister Lyonchhen (Dr) Lotay Tshering announced that the GNH Commission had approved the final 12th FYP with an estimated outlay of Nu 310 bn. The Commission is headed by the Prime Minister as the Chairman and the Finance Minister as …

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Govt working to decongest Thimphu

The government has put on hold plans to build around 50 to 60 new government offices in Thimphu in line with its plan to better rationalize available resources and also decongest Thimphu in the process. Lyonchhen (Dr) Lotay Tshering announced that the government had formed a committee and given them …

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12th plan at Nu 310 bn

Bhutan to ask India for same grant amount as in the 11th plan The 12 Five Year Plan size is at Nu 310 bn according to the Foreign Minister Lyonpo (Dr) Tandin Dorji. He said that the figure is unlikely to change and that it would probably be sent to …

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