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Press Summary from the 11th Friday Meet held on 5th April 2019

Press Summary from the 11th Friday Meet held on 5th April 2019

 ‘Proposal to raise the school stipend and Nutritious food in Schools and Hospitals with local produce’

 The government has stressed that our children whom we consider our future should be fed nutritious meal. This need is increasingly felt as we work to towards employment in the agriculture sector, government buy-back scheme, revamping the role of farm-shops, Food Corporation of Bhutan (FCBL) and Bhutan Post with cold chain storage and distribution system. All these should ultimately increase the local produce, reduce import, generate employment and cater to provide qualitative rather than quantitative food to our children and Bhutanese at large.


AM with PM: A dialogue with the Prime Minister

AM with PM: A dialogue with the Prime Minister
Message from Hon. Lyonchhen (Dr.) Lotay Tshering
Greetings.
With the receding of cold, and appearance of blooms all around, I sincerely hope you are enjoying spring and the fresh breath of hope and energy it brings along. I seek this opportunity to share my thoughts as we venture forth to embrace warmth, amid renewed commitments to fulfill our daily pursuits.

Press Summary from the 10th Friday Meet held

 

Press Summary from the 10th Friday Meet on ‘Earn and Learn program, Clarification on Gaydrungs, Domestic helpers and Regional entry points for regional tourists’  

 ‘Earn and Learn program’

Overseas employment program was initiated in the country under the Ministry of Labor and Human Resources with the aim of employment abroad.  The ‘earn and learn program’ in Japan is a package under the overseas employment scheme. The program has faced some glitches and become a topic of discussion today. Several rounds of discussion, questions and answers sessions have been organized by national television – Bhutan Broadcasting Service (BBS) inviting all the stakeholders involved in the program, media has undertaken stories on the case and social media outcry has brazen.