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The party presidents debate

Experience matters  Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) president Pema Gyamtsho’s arguments at the first presidential debate revolved around the party’s vision of self-reliance by 2025 and vouched on its experience both as the ruling party and as opposition. The DPT president said that the Asian Development Bank rated Bhutan as the …

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Postal ballots dispatch begins

Election officials at the Democracy House prepare postal ballots yesterday for the primary round of the National Assembly elections

The Election Commission of Bhutan will dispatch postal ballots for the primary round of the National Assembly elections to overseas voters today. ECB officials said that of the numerous overseas destinations, they would complete dispatch at least to New York, USA, and Australia where there is large concentration of Bhutanese.

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All four parties to contest primary round

Representatives of the political parties wait at the election commission secretary’s office yesterday evening to receive the letters of acceptance to contest the primary round of the National Assembly elections

The Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) issued the letter of acceptance to Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party, Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa, and People’s Democratic Party yesterday to contest the primary round of the national assembly elections next month. The representatives of the parties waited at the office of the commission’s …

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