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Govt. looks to reduce poverty rate to 5% by 2018

While the country is prospering and the economy in good shape, the government is aware that there is still a large portion of Bhutanese who have to deal with poverty on a daily basis, Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay said during the Meet The Press session last week.

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Demonetisation issue almost resolved

Whenever the economy is mired in bottlenecks pertaining to availability of Indian Rupees, negative sentiments are generated towards the Indo-Bhutan friendship, Indian Ambassador Jaideep Sarker said during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Royal Monetary Authority and the Reserve Bank of India on cross border supervision yesterday.

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