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Donations for COVID-19 not compulsory

Many businessmen, Parliamentarians, farmers and others came forward to support the government in fighting COVID-19 in the country by offering donations in cash, medical equipment, bags of rice and vegetables. During COVID-19 press briefing, the Foreign Minister expressed gratitude towards those who donated voluntarily to the government. He said the …

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Cordycep collectors at the least risk of exposure to COVID-19

Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering, during Meet-the Press held yesterday, said the season for cordycep collection in Bhutan is here, and the government has studied the possible risks of COVID-19 transmission to the people in the north of the country collecting the cordyceps. He said, “After studying the risk of …

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Monitoring along the border being taken very seriously

The borders, including illegal routes, were sealed and since than all the volunteers and RBP have been guarding and patrolling the border 24/4 to prevent the importation of COVID-19 in the country. However, after so much of hard work put in by all the stakeholders, there were cases of illicit …

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Bhutanese abroad deserve the same priority: PM

During the Meet-the-Press held yesterday, the Prime Minister (PM) Dr Lotay Tshering addressed the issue raised as a public concern by some on why the government is calling back Bhutanese who can stay abroad until the threat of COVID-19 is averted or contained. To this, the PM said that, Bhutanese, …

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Teaching and learning via BBS 1 and 2 from 25th March

E-learning to be used Email to be created for 79,000 students Ministry of Education (MoE) will institute Education in Emergency for the students in government and private schools during the nationwide school closure period aimed at three months or more. The teaching and learning program will start from first week …

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