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Stakeholders discuss need for robust policy

Workshop: The importance for Hydro-Met policy was evident when more than half of the stakeholders failed to turn up at a day-long stakeholder consultation workshop on National Hydro-Meteorological Services Policy for Bhutan in Thimphu yesterday.

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Council recommends revision in tourism tariff

An urgent need for a policy or an act was among the seven recommendations the house made to revamp the tourism industry 

Tourism: After a one-year long review of the tourism industry, the National Council’s Economic Affairs Committee called for an urgent need of a comprehensive tourism policy and recommended a revision of the tourism tariff.

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Kidu relief begins for hailstorm victims

The hailstorm of October affected about 4,000 people across the country

Council: His Majesty’s office has started providing relief kidu to the victims of last month’s hailstorm and windstorm in the affected dzongkhags, the agriculture minister Yeshey Dorji said yesterday at the National Council’s question hour.

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LDC graduation, a milestone of 11th Plan

All implications of graduation would be incorporated in the 12th Plan, according to the GNHC

Workshop: Irrespective of the LDC graduation criteria, achieving the sustainable development goals (SDG) or the millennium development goals, for Bhutan, all targets are encompassed in the GNH framework.

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NA negates motions from opposition

The house did not deliberate both the issues of Paro Thromde and up-gradation of Gyalpoizhing HSS

Assembly: The National Assembly (NA) will not re-deliberate the Paro thromde issue again, deputy speaker Chimi Dorji informed the House yesterday.

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