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   HM Gyaltsuen Graces Launch of KGUMSB | His Majesty grants audience to Indian Foreign Secretary | RTC Students visits to Wheaton College for the first time


PM meets the Ambassador of Belgium

06 Mar 2015 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay met H.E. Mr. Jan Luykx, Ambassador of Belgium to Bhutan at the Gyalyong Tshogkhang this morning.

Tracking service delivery – PM’s eDesk launched

06 Mar 2015 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay stated that delivering public services at the right time, at the right place and in the right manner is a necessary precondition for good governance. Therefore, the launch of the eDesk is a step in the right direction towards putting in place a strong monitoring and evaluation system for service delivery in Bhutan

Grant Contract signed between RENEW and Embassy of Japan

05 Mar 2015 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

This project supports the recipient in constructing a new vocational training center for women at the shelter in the District of Thimphu in Bhutan

HRH attended the tenth Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative.
11 Nov 2013 | COMMENTS 0

“We have to work hard to ensure that democracy is a success, and that it will lead to good governance...”

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NA, NC discusses pay revision

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Party candidates transport supporters
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It's all Nyamchung style this year, believe it or not


5by20 program named Best Global Initiative for Women’s Economic Empowerment

14 Dec 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

The Coca-Cola Company’s 5by20 program was named Best Global Initiative for Women’s Economic Empowerment at the Women in Leadership Economic Forum in Dubai.


Record participation at India House Golf Tournament 2014

28 Nov 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

To commemorate the 60th birth anniversary of the fourth Druk Gyalpo, the embassy of India in Thimphu organized five-day gold tournament

It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling

About Town

PM and MoAF Minister signs the first Performance Agreement
PM and MoAF Minister signs the first Performance Agreement

The Prime Minister and Agriculture minister signed the first performance agreement of the government PMS

READ centre opens in Pemagtshel
READ centre opens in Pemagtshel

Pemagatshel’s first Rural Education and Development (READ) centre opened on March 26 to the public. The centre is located at Khothakpa village.

PM meets Czech Republic’s Deputy Foreign Minister and delegation
PM meets Czech Republic’s Deputy Foreign Minister and delegation

Lyonchhen requested the Czech Republic to consider playing a bigger role in Bhutan’s development.

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International Women’s Day 2015: Make it happen

05 Mar 2015 | Administrator

We have journeyed long and far-we have made significant progress-yet there remains so much more to accomplish before we can declare victory. We must step up to the challenge, we must enhance efforts to realize all the goals of this global agenda for gender equality and change the lives for women and girls- for men and boys for the better. - Her Majesty Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck

01 Mar 2015 | Administrator

His Majesty grants audience to Indian Foreign Secretary

His Majesty The King granted an Audience to the Indian Foreign Secretary

01 Mar 2015 | Administrator

RTC Students visits to Wheaton College for the first time

As a part of the academic partnership between the RTC and Wheaton College USA, a group of students and staff from RTC visited Wheaton College

28 Feb 2015

HM Gyaltsuen Graces Launch of KGUMSB

Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen graced the launch of Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan.

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No one in the village knows exact details of the lost village except that the village was a prosperous one made up of over 180 households

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SAS Students on a trip to Bhutan

30 Mar 2014 | Ngawang P Phuntsho | COMMENTS 0

A group of students from Singapore and their parents are in Bhutan on a seven-day visit


Pemagatshel close to sanitation for all

03 Jun 2014 | Gyembo Namgyal | COMMENTS 0

A small group of volunteers constructs a pit latrine for an elderly woman in Borangchhilo village under Shumar gewog.

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A Blessing comes home

20 Jan 2014 | Needrup Zangpo | COMMENTS 0

Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche’s first English film, Vara: A Blessing is home. It is markedly different from his two previous films, The Cup and Travellers and Magicians.

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