Non-emergency travellers from high to low risk zones must undergo seven-day quarantine

Travellers with emergencies, both medical and death-related, while moving from high risk to low risk areas would be tested and released on the same day while others have to follow the seven-day mandatory quarantine,  said Health Minister Dechen Wangmo in a press-brief yesterday. “Anybody who violates the protocols would be prosecuted as per the law,” […]

Nu 225mn of agriculture produce exported last month

Govt. exported around 6,568MT of agricultural produce to India and Bangladesh and is importing only onion and tomato as of now Bhutan’s export and import business has been among the worst hit by the ongoing pandemic, especially in the first four months of the current financial year. But amidst this gloom, the Department of Agricultural […]

Zero tourist arrivals under Air Bubble Travel

Though the arrangement has earned Drukair Nu 6.4mn in revenue  Since the start of the air bubble arrangement between Bhutan and India to enable flight operations between the two countries until normal international flights resume, revenue earned from the seven flights including to Bagdogra, Kolkata and Delhi has amounted to Nu 6.4mn. The flights have […]

Public debt at Nu 223.29bn as of September end

The debt in the hydropower sector constitutes the major portion of the total external debt 75.1%, followed by policy and budget support 10.9% and Central Bank debt 3.3% The total public debt stood at Nu 223.29bn as of September 30 from the total public debt of Nu 215.37bn on June 30 this year. This means […]