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Committee to be formed for JDWNRH corporatisation

Health Minister Tandin Wangchuk has instructed the health secretary and the presidents of the national referral hospital and the Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan (KGUMS) to form a high-level committee to deliberate on the proposal to make the national referral hospital a corporation.

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Taxi fare App to be launched soon

The information and communications ministry has developed an application, which will provide information on taxi fare for local and national destinations in the country.

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BAFRA officials continue strict checking

Although there has been no new report of foot and mouth disease outbreak, Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) officials have been seizing dairy products from the vehicles travelling towards Thimphu.

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NA Secretariat clarifies MPs’ “table tours”

National Assembly’s secretary general, Sangay Duba, yesterday clarified that the secretariat had no intention to report that MPs made “table tours” during the financial year 2015-16. The secretariat, however, acknowledged the lapses in calculating the number of days each MP was on constituency visit. Sangay Duba said that the data ...

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JICA signs agreements with GNHC and REC

Gross National Happiness Commission (GNHC), Royal Education Council (REC), and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed minutes of meeting yesterday in Thimphu. A project agreement was also signed between JICA Bhutan office and GNHC.

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