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Zhemgang highlights


On the sidelines of the three-day Bhutan Bird Festival in Zhemgang, Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering met with people of three gewogs (Nangkor, Pangkhar and Ngangla), business communities of Panbang and Tingtibi, and teachers and students of about four schools.

Repair of roads connecting the district, bridges linking chiwogs, lack of budget for certain projects, or BHU left in want of health workers were some of the common subjects that surfaced.

Marking the first Year (Third Democratically Elected Government)


On November 7, 2018, His Majesty The King conferred dakyen to the Prime Minister and ministers of the third democratically elected government.
Later that day, they took the oath of allegiance and secrecy and formally assumed office.
This marked the beginning of a new chapter in Bhutan’s democratic journey. A party that was nei- ther in the government nor in opposition took centre stage. They promised change, to narrow the gap, overhaul health and education.
One year hence, it is time to pause and reflect on what has transpired so far.

44th foundation day of Paro College of Education


“I take pride in closely associating my self with the teaching profession. That is not because teaching was my second career choice or because I have over six members of my family in the teaching professions. It is simply because teaching and health are closely related”.
Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering shared this at the 44th foundation day of Paro College of Education.