Category Archives: Latest updates

Lyonchhen launches Population Projections Report 2017-2047



This evening, Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering attended the launch of Population Projections Report 2017-2047.

At the event, Lyonchhen thanked the National Statistical Bureau for the statistical data based from the 2017 Population and Housing Census of Bhutan.

Lyonchhen (Dr) Lotay Tshering met Mr. Stefano Manservisi



Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering met Mr. Stefano Manservisi, Director General for International Cooperation and Development (DEVCO), European Commission this afternoon at the Gyalyong Tshogkhang.

Lyonchhen and Mr. Manservisi held discussions on education, healthcare, agriculture, gender and other areas of priorities.

The European Union (EU) – Bhutan Cooperation started in 1982 with the first agreement on Plant Protection Services Project.

4th Friday Meet



The 4th Friday Media Meet was rescheduled and held on 2nd January, 2018 at the National Assembly Conference Hall.

Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering, Foreign Minister Tandi Dorji, Agriculture Minister Yeshey Penjor, Economic Affairs Minister Loknath Sharma, Health Minister Dechen Wangmo, Finance Minister Namgay Tshering, Labor Minister Ugyen Dorji, Finance Secretary Nim Dorji and Gross National Happiness Commission Secretary Thinley Namgay attended the Friday Meet session.

The Friday Meet discussed Lyonchhen’s recent visit to India, Mangdechhu tariff, Goods and Services Tax (GST) and financing for the 12th Five Year Plan.