Her Majesty Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck honored with UN Population Award 2020

Her Majesty Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck was awarded the individual laureate for the 2020 UN Population Award during a virtual award ceremony held on December 10, 2020. The award was presented to recognize Her Majesty The Gyalyum’s outstanding contribution in raising awareness and devising solutions to population and reproductive health issues. The UN Population Award […]

Two years of govt.’s rule has led economy to recession – Opposition

As the government completes its second year in office, the Opposition Party, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT), issued a press release yesterday maintaining that the government still has not got any clarity on its economic vision. “It has conveniently got lost in the muddles of indecisions and foggy thinking. Its most damaging failure is in economic […]

Guidelines for resuming sports released

Sports had been significantly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic at both national and international levels with cancellation of matches; however, with the easing of lockdown in the country, guidelines for resuming sports have been released. As per directives from the government, the Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC) has developed guidelines to resume sports in the country. According […]

National Council adopts EIB

The National Council (NC) of Bhutan adopted the European Investment Bank (EIB) framework agreement on Wednesday. Finance Minister Namgay Tshering introduced the Framework Agreement as an urgent bill to the NC on Tuesday. Lyonpo mentioned that by signing the framework, Bhutan can have access to new concessional financing opportunities to meet the increasing development financing […]