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PM signed the APA for Fiscal Year 2016-17

Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay singed the Annual Performance Agreement (APA) for fiscal year 2016-17 with the 10 Ministers, 20 Dzongdags, 4 Thrompons and 7 Heads of Autonomous Agencies today at the Convention Center.

Lyonchhen thanked all the officials involved for working hard for the last six months on the APA preparation for fiscal year 2016-17 and also in implementing APA 2015-16

Fiscal Year 2016-17 is the third year of APA implementation since the piloting year in fiscal year 2014-15

Lyonchhen also released the government calendar for fiscal year 2016-17 and the APA compendium for the last two fiscal years.


Bhutanese youth ready to leave for Qatar and Kuwait

28 University graduates met with the Hon’ble Minister, Ngeema Sangay Tshempo today prior to their departing for Qatar and Kuwait. Lyonpo advised them to be mindful of the culture and society in these two countries and not to forget their work ethics while working there. They are from the fifth and sixth batch groups trained at the Global Retail Academy in Thimphu. They will be working as a sales associate with renowned retail companies under the M.H Alshaya Company.


Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Blueprint and National Workforce Plan launched

Hon’ble Lyonpo, Ngeema Sangay Tshempo launched the documents of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Blueprint and National Workforce Plan (NWFP) today.

The TVET Blueprint developed by the Department of Human Resources, MoLHR articulates a long term strategic vision that will guide and influence reforms and development in TVET over the next ten years (from 2016-20126). Achieving close alignment with other Government policies and strategies, the blueprint outlines a strategic approach for policy reform and development planning in skills development with an objective to address the inherent sector challenges and meet existing and future labour market demands. The implementation of this blueprint is expected to bring far-reaching reforms in Skilling Bhutan. About 110, 000 youth will have to be skilled in the next ten years.


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MoE – Informing Children of the New Global Goals

MoE - Informing Children of the New Global Goals

Lyonpo Mingbo Dukpa, the Hon’ble Sherig Lyonpo presided over the launch of the world’s largest lesson entitled “Informing Children of ...

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UNICEF Regional Director calls on PM

UNICEF Regional Director calls on PM

Ms. Karin Hulshof, UNICEF Regional Director for South Asia paid a courtesy call on Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay this afternoon at ...

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PM signs Performance Agreements with Wangdue and Trongsa Dzongdags

PM signs Performance Agreements with Wangdue and Trongsa Dzongdags

The Prime Minister Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay has travelled to Wangdue Phodrang and Trongsa Dzongkhags today. Upon reaching the dzongkhags, Lyonchhen and ...

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PM meets the Singaporean Minister

The Prime Minister Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay today met with H.E. Mr. Lawrence Wong, Acting Minister for Culture, Community and Youth ...

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Speeches of HPM