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Combating citrus diseases

Agriculture: To prevent the two major citrus diseases, fruit dropping and citrus greening, all citrus farmers will need to put in place modified solutions provided by the agriculture ministry.

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Paro thromde election to be delayed

LG: Elections in the Paro dzongkhag thromde will be delayed if the upcoming summer session of Parliament endorses a new map for the thromde. The ECB plans to hold the second phase of thromde elections in July.

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Standards to ensure safe drinking water

Only 28% of spring and 17% of stream water sources are safe for drinking 

Water: A huge majority, 97.7 percent, of the Bhutanese population may have access to improved drinking water, but what they are consuming is not the safest.

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