His Majesty The King, Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen, and His Royal Highness the Gyalsey graced the Silver Jubilee celebration of Gasa as a dzongkhag yesterday. Gasa used to be a part of Punakha dzongkhag until 1992.
The country’s international reserve position as of August this year was at USD 1.1B, of which the rupee reserve forms Rs 20.5B. Convertible currency reserve was at USD 817M. The rupee reserve in the beginning of the year was Rs 23B, the highest in 2018. In the following month of February, it fell to Rs 17B and dipped to Rs 11B in April, which gradually picked up. This is according to the Royal Monetary Authority’s (RMA) recent monthly statistical bulletin.