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Of hopes and lessons

A woman in Phanas, Ngatsang, who is mentally sick, is now getting some new help. This is good. Health secretary, Dr Ugen Dophu, has instructed health officials of Mongar Regional Referral Hospital (MRRH) to look into the matter.

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Thinking our future

Every year we celebrate the worth and passion of our young people because they are our future. We received from our elders this nation, small as it is, a trailblazer in its own right. That is our pride. We may have started late, but we go on to show the world the way in terms of how economic development should be pursued so that it is sustainable. So there are words such as these: sustainable development goals.

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Need to fix procurement system

There is a need to fix our procurement system. The government spends over 60 percent of the budget on the procurement of works, goods and services. This is a huge amount. If we do not correct the pitfalls, resource waste could be immense.

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