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Third International Conference for Financing for Development held

15 Jul 2015 | Press release/MoFA | COMMENTS 0

Lyonpo Namgay Dorji led Bhutan's delegation to the Conference which comprised of officials from the Ministries of Finance and Foreign Ministry and the Gross National Happiness Commission Secretariat.

04 Jun 2015 | COMMENTS 0

Lyonchhen’s Visit to Brussels: Day II

Lyonchhen had wide ranging discussions with the Parliamentarians on various issues including on strengthening relations and cooperation

03 Jun 2015 | News from Country Offices | COMMENTS 0

ADB Provides Fresh Assistance to Strengthen Bhutan’s Economy

ADB has approved loan and grant assistance totaling $36.2 million for the second phase of the Strengthening Economic Management Program. The first phase helped the Government of Bhutan overcome a liquidity crunch and to stabilize the economy in fiscal year 2013.

26 May 2015 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

PM meets Indian Commerce Secretary

Lyonchhen accredited the country’s socio-economic growth particularly in infrastructure development, hydropower production and trade to India’s continued suppor

16 Apr 2015 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

Bhutan receives 135 power tillers

135 power tillers will be allocated to all the Gewogs under 14 Dzongkhags of Bumthang, Chukha, Dagana, Gasa, Haa, Paro, Punakha, Samtse, Sarpang, Thimphu, Trongsa, Tsirang, Wangdue and Zhemgang.

15 Apr 2015 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

Taklai Irrigation System handed over to MOAF

This project, totaling 1 billion 51 million Japanese Yen, aimed to rehabilitate damaged Taklai Irrigation System in Sarpang District, Southern Bhutan and the rehabilitation has completed.

03 Apr 2015 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

PM meets mbassador of Denmark to Bhutan

Lyonchhen said that he is deeply grateful to the government and people of Denmark for their support and friendship.

14 Dec 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

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

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.

24 Jul 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

PM meets Commerce Ministers of SAARC countries

Lyonchhen and the heads of delegations discussed about the need for more economic integration, ensuring regional connectivity, increasing competitiveness and diversifying trade opportunities within the SAARC member countries.

16 Jun 2014 | COMMENTS 0

His Majesty's Luncheon for PM Modi

03 Jun 2014 | Gyembo Namgyal | COMMENTS 0

Growing vegetable in vogue

Today, all the households in every village in Pemagatshel have impressive gardens growing various vegetable.

21 May 2014 | Masum billah | COMMENTS 0

Bhutan offer to supply boulders for Bangladeshi Padma Bridge

Bhutan is keen to export boulders to Bangladesh for the Padma bridge project. The new Bhutanese ambassador in Dhaka Pema Choden requested Dhaka to allow it duty-free access.

23 Apr 2014 | COMMENTS 0

Prime minister meets India's power secretary

Prime Minister said that hydroelectricity is important to Bhutan and to Bhutan’s relationship with India.

28 Feb 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

Prime Minister launches the Mahindra e2o

Mahindra will be assisting Bhutan in setting up charging infrastructure network for EVs across the nation.

19 Feb 2014 | Varun Sood | COMMENTS 0

Mahindra Reva to launch Verito Electric in Bhutan first

Mahindra Reva will start exporting its electric midsize sedan, Mahindra Verito Electric to Bhutan as early as September this year, even before the electric carmaker launches it in India

13 Feb 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

South Asia saw slowest economic growth in two decades, says UN report

World economic situation and prospects 2014 projects a moderate growth recovery in 2014-2015 for South Asia, with some current headwinds subsiding

03 Feb 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

ADB President Inaugurates New Bhutan Office, Vows to Support Development

Bhutan has been a member of ADB since 1982. Since starting operations in Bhutan, ADB has provided around $340 million in loans and $140 million in grants to support development.

01 Feb 2014 | ANDREW WOOD | COMMENTS 0

Bhutan targets Thai tourists during low season - slashes daily tourist tariff to $65

Bhutan's Prime Minister Lyonchhoen Tshering Tobgay, requested earlier this week that tour operators develop special packages to attract Thai tourists, starting in June, July and August of this year, during the country's low season

13 Dec 2013 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

Bhutan still faces many challenges:Haoling Xu

UNDP is committed to continuing its cooperation and will render its support in fulfilling Bhutan’s development objectives

02 Dec 2013 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

India-Bhutan plan talk concludes

The Talks also agreed to enhance the ceiling for each Small Development Projects (SDP) from Rs. 30 million to Rs. 50 million

22 Nov 2013 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

BOBL adopts five-year CSP

Bank of Bhutan Limited (BOBL) has adopted a five-year (2014-2018) corporate strategic plan (CSP) following two days of discussions at a retreat

07 Nov 2013 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

Chhukha Hydropower Plant celebrates silver jubilee

Fulfilling the vision of the His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, the Third King of Bhutan, the Agreement for the implementation of the 336 MW Chukha Hydroelectric Project.






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