Petrol stock can last up to 128 days, diesel up to 24 days: Economic Affairs Minister

However, there will be continuous import to add to the stock The country has a stock of 2,183.39kl of petrol and 3,079.74kl of diesel along with 30,278 numbers of subsidized, 18,947 number of non-subsidized and 382 commercial Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) as of January 5 this year, according to records maintained with the economics affairs […]

Remittance increases by 12.75% last year

Due to the COVID-19, World Bank had predicted that remittances globally would decline by 14% in 2021 compared to the pre-COVID times in 2019. However, Bhutan has seen no such downward spiral in remittance. In fact, a total remittance of US$ 159.24mn was recorded in 2020, an increase by 12.57% as compared to 2019 which […]

BCSE finals deferred until further notice

On account of the pandemic, the Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) has deferred the Bhutan Civil Service Examination (BCSE) 2020 finals which was scheduled for January 8-10 this year. More than 2,500 students were supposed to appear the examination. Jigme Norbu from the RCSC Secretariat said that the RCSC will conduct the main examination when […]