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PM assures support for youth interested in farming

Phuntsho Dorji questions the Prime Minister on what the government is doing to help youth take up farming
Phuntsho Dorji questions the Prime Minister on what the government is doing to help youth take up farming

Visit: The government will provide training and other kinds of support to those who have dropped out of school and remain in the villages, and are interested in farming, it was announced by Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay during his meetings with the people of Decheling, Choekhorling and Norbugang gewogs in Pemagatshel on January 11.

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Gasa to sell organic potatoes and garlic to high-end hotels

Agriculture: For the first time, two vegetables from Khatoed gewog in Gasa, garlic and potatoes have been certified organic by the Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) in accordance with the Bhutan Organic Certification System (BOCS) guidelines 2013, according to an agriculture ministry press release.

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Bhutan to participate in its first IRENA session

Energy: Economic affairs minister Lekey Dorji will lead Bhutan’s delegation to the 7th session of the assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) from January 14-15 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, according to a foreign affairs press release.

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