EIB: looking deeper

After the National Assembly introduced the EIB framework agreement as an urgent bill this session, the National Council passed it and now, Bhutan will adopt the agreement if Royal Assent is provided. When the agreement was first introduced, the NC rejected it in 2015 but since then the authorities are supposed to have worked on […]

Hurdles stand in the way of 100% electricity coverage by 2020: MoEA minister

The countryโ€™s topography and power transmission lines falling across protected areas in some places are hurdles in achieving the 100% electricity coverage by 2020, said Economic Affairs Minister Loknath Sharma during the question and answer session on December 9. Gasaโ€™s National Councilย member, Dorji Khandu quizzed the minister on whether it would be able to fulfil […]