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Press Summary from ’8th Friday Meet’ held on 15th March, 2019

Press Summary from the 8th Friday Meet held on 15th March, 2019

‘Rethinking development; Rethinking RTM’


The 14th Round Table Meeting themed ‘Enhancing Happiness and Sustainable Development Through Partnerships’ concluded on 14th March, 2019, with ideas and concepts for partnership and rethinking development.

Bhutan is at an important juncture in our development journey and as the last plan towards graduation from the Least Developed Country (LDC) status, the 12th FYP is perilous to ensuring that Bhutan’s development gains are strengthened and that the last mile challenges overcome. It is also critical that progress towards achieving the 17 National Key Result Areas, 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are sustained.

Press Summary from the 4th Meet the Press

Press Summary from the 4th Meet the Press held on 8th March, 2019

‘25 pledges in 120 days’


Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa has always believed in not just doing what is popular, but doing what is right for the nation. As the government completes 120 days in office today, we would like to share the status on the ‘25 pledges in 120 days’.

The following are the pledges and the status on the pledges:

Press Summary from the 3rd Meet the Press session – ‘Taking Tourism to the Top’

Press Summary from the 3rdMeet the Press session held on 1stMarch 2019

‘Taking Tourism to the Top’

The government recognizing the essence of tourism, has been working towards redefining tourism in the country. In order to take tourism to the top, it is crucial for the government and the stakeholders to work together. The stakeholders are not just tour operators, private companies and the Tourism Council but every Bhutanese as Bhutan has her potential in tourism.

The Tourism Council of Bhutan steered the first ever National Tourism Conference in Thimphu from 27th- 28thof March attended by over 250 participants.