Govt. to issue bar licenses once alcohol reduction policy is ready

The health ministry is preparing the new policy on the reduction of the harmful use of alcohol The economic affairs ministry will issue bar licenses once the new policy on the reduction of harmful use of alcohol, which is being prepared by the health ministry, is ready, according to Economic Affairs Minister Loknath Sharma. “We […]

What after herd immunity?

In what can be dubbed as another significant achievement for Bhutan against the Covid-19, the country will now have almost 80% of its population fully vaccinated against the Covid-19 this week.  We saw the health ministry administer the second dose of vaccination for children between 12 and 17 years in some 15 districts starting from October […]

Total public debt at Nu 240.89bn as of September end

The debt in the hydropower sector constitutes the major portion of the total external debt with 73.5%, followed by Policy and Budget Support of 12.8% and Central Bank debt of 3.2% The total public debt increased by Nu 2.49bn in the three months period from June to September end this year. The total public debt […]