About 50meter of the Gelephu_Assam highway, near the border gate was completely washed away after a huge water detention pond below the Airport burst last night. Traffic flow remains completely cut off. No casualties and injuries reported.
The process of graduating from the group of least developed countries (LDC) is about concern for the future as basic aspirations remain yet to be fulfilled. In this context, the UNDP Administrator and UN Under-Secretary General, Achim Steiner who is in the country to co-chair the 14th Round Table meeting said, “graduation in development context is to some extent an arbitrary milestone.”