The Chief Advisor of the Interim, Lyonpo Sonam Tobgye, inaugurated the river diversion for construction of Punatsangchhu-II
The Chief Advisor of the Interim, Lyonpo Sonam Tobgye, inaugurated the river diversion for construction of Punatsangchhu-II Dam today.
Having been a keen observer of hydropower development in the country right from the construction of the Chukha Hydropower Project in the late 1970s, Tala, Basochu and Kurichu hydropower projects, Lyonpo said that Bhutan, fortunately is bestowed with large hydropower potential, estimated at more than 30,000 MW, often referred to as white gold and the backbone of the Bhutanese economy.
Assistant State Secretary of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Switzerland, Ambassador Beat Nobs called on the Chief Advisor of the Interim Government, Lyonpo Sonam Tobgye, today.
Ambassador Beat Nobs arrived in the country on May 16 leading a three-member delegation. Conveying the best wishes of the government of Switzerland to the Chief Advisor, he said that it is of great satisfaction to see what a good friend Switzerland has in the Himalayas. He assured the Switzerland’s continued support, cooperation and friendship.
Hon’ble Chief Advisor of the interim government, Lyonpo Sonam Tobgye, was the Chief Guest of the closing ceremony of 7th De-suung training programme at the Military Training Centre in Tencholing, Wangduephodrang.
One hundred and nineteen volunteers completed the 7th De-Suung training programme.
Coinciding with the birth anniversary of the Third Druk Gyalpo and Teachers’ day, Chief Advisor of the Interim Government Lyonpo Sonam Tobgye launched the Centenarian book today, May 2.
The Centenarian is a 223 page book which highlights the journey of the education system in Bhutan in the last hundred years. Apart from pictures and stories about the education system, the book also contains messages from students and teachers. The book was launched at the Yangchenphug School in Thimphu
Chief Advisor of the Interim Government Lyonpo Sonam Tobgye and six Advisors
were received by the Cabinet Secretary, Government Secretaries and officers of the Cabinet Secretariat to the Gyalyong Tshogkhang today.
The Cabinet Secretary received the Royal Kasho from the Chhoesham and the Chief Advisor read it out. The out-going Prime Minister and the Cabinet Ministers offered Tashi Khadhar to the Chief Advisor and the Advisors.