• DANTAK to construct Nganglam-Dewathang highway

    Project DANTAK will construct the 68-kilometer Nganglam-Dewathang highway, which was deferred indefinitely since 2015 by the former government.Work on the detailed project report (DPR) is also already in the process according to the works and human settlement minister Dorji Tshering. Lyonpo said that in doing so, there will be some realignment and the DPR is expected to complete by the end of this fiscal year.

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Female youth unemployment increases

Employment: Although the government has achieved an overall full employment of 97.5 percent going by the definition of the International Labour Organisation, youth (15-24 years) unemployment is still on the rise.

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Her Majesty the Queen Mother Tshering Yangdon Wangchuck and Her Royal Highness Princess Dechen Yangzom Wangchuck with His Majesty Emperor Akihito and Her Majesty Empress Michiko at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo during Her Majesty’s visit to Japan to inaugurate the Bhutan Exhibition: “A Hint to Happiness” at the Ueno Royal Museum

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Thimphu thromde defers Norzin Lam closure

Thimphu thromde tshogde will decide on the closure of Norzin Lam

Thromde: Thimphu thromde’s decision to close Norzin lam for vehicular traffic on the first Sunday of every month starting June this year has been deferred till the next city council meeting in June.

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Fuel depot coming soon to Jomotshangkha

Residents have been lobbying for a fuel depot for more than a decade

Service: Come July and residents of Jomotshangkha will no more have to pay exorbitant fuel prices or risk security fetching fuel from a bordering Indian town.

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Collaborating to divert the Amochhu

The move is being pursued to prevent a similar flooding that occurred last year

Safety: Fearing more flooding this summer, more than 35 business entities along the Amochhu embankment are collaborating with the Phuentsholing thromde to divert the river.

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