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Civil Engineering in Bhutan – As I think

Maybe isolation during the age of baby boomers was inevitable for us, for we were surrounded by mountains, rivers, forests and ridges. While it makes a foreigner to scratch his or her hair, when we flaunt the fact that majority of us are polyglots.

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Bhutan’s economy and trade imbalance

GDP & debt: Following a slowdown in FY 2012-13, our economy revived in the subsequent years, and growth has been progressive over the last couple of years. By the end of 2015, the size of our economy was Nu 132.000 billion, which translates to a per capita income of Nu 172,814 (approx. USD 2700 per person/annum) considering the total population of 768,577 (as per data from NSB).

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Celebrating Teachers

On the occasion of the Birth Anniversary of our Third Druk Gyalpo, the Father of Modern Bhutan, during whose reign Bhutan opened the doors to modernisation and modern education was encouraged, we are happy to celebrate the important contributions made by our teachers.

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A friendship beyond protocol

As the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, concluded the second of her three-day bilateral visit to the Kingdom, delegates and observers coined a new term to describe a state visit by a head of government: “an atmosphere beyond protocol”. There were good reasons for this.

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