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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.


Press Summary from the 7th Friday Meet held on 15th February 2019

Bhutan working towards eliminating Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer ranks as the top-most common cancer among women in Bhutan. In an effort to address this, the Ministry of Health is working towards eliminating this cancer.

Lyonpo Dechen Wangmo who is the member of the Executive Board (EB) of the World Health Organisation (WHO) representing South East Asia region, led Bhutan’s delegation to the 144thsession of WHO EB in Geneva, Switzerland from 24th January to 1st February this year. Apart from many other important discussions, one of the major interventions made by Lyonpo and her delegation was on strategizing to eliminate cervical cancer in Bhutan.


Press Summary from the 6th Friday Meet held on 8th February 2019

Press Summary from the 6th Friday Meet held on 8th February 2019

Investing in our Children

The government in its efforts to invest in human power alongside hydropower has decided to allow class 10 passed students to continue their higher studies by providing full-scholarships. The Education Ministry has been accorded one of the highest priorities by the government with strategies to shift from summative to formative style of education; enhance teacher quality with improved facilities and services; and provide conducive environment for education.


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Lyonchhen meets Shri Narendra Modi Nath, Prime Minister of India

Lyonchhen meets Shri Narendra Modi Nath, Prime Minister of India

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