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NA endorses conditions of Paris Agreement

Assembly: In a show of absolute commitment to environment preservation, National Assembly members unanimously endorsed all 29 articles of the Paris Agreement on environmental protection and conservation including issues related to climate change and the international recognition of the country’s progressive policies on the environment yesterday.

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Need to get figures right

We never really could settle on right percentage of our land under forest cover. In the 1980s, we were told that Bhutan had 72.5 percent of its land under forest cover. Then the figure dropped to less than 65 percent, according to some forest experts.

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Preparing for seismic hazards

Workshop: More than 30 scientists and engineers, both local and international, met at a two-day workshop to understand seismic hazards and on-going risk reduction initiatives in the country.

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PM praises Desuups for dedicated service

Desuung: Speaking to the 22nd batch of Desuung trainees at the Tencholing Military Centre in Wangdue, Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay praised Desuups across the country for their continued services during disasters, emergencies and various events.

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Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay attended the Salang Tendrel for the Tshamgkhang Project for the Elderly in Wangsisina in Thimphu yesterday. The ground breaking ceremony was presided over by the Tse Lop of Pangrizampa.

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