Cabinet Secretary


This morning, Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering offered khadar to Sangay Duba who formally joins office as the Cabinet Secretary.

His Majesty The King appointed Sangay Duba, former Secretary General of National Assembly as the Cabinet Secretary on March 11.

Urgent COVID-19 Notification

Amidst the current situation and a growing concerns with the first COVID-19 case in the country, we would like to remind that every one’s health and well-being is our top priority.

Therefore, The Cabinet Secretariat would like to share the notification issued by MoHCA, Thimphu in relation to travel permits and hosting events in Bhutan. This is shared for information of all the general public.

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Update on COVID-19

The partner of the 76-year-old patient who became the first confirmed coronavirus case in the country today, the travel guide and the driver all tested negative.

They were among the first batch of 18 suspects, all showing negative, according to the results Royal Centre for Disease Control (RCDC) released a while ago.

Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering also announced the outcome on BBS, as he goes live to clarify doubts triggered by the news of the first COVID-19 patient.

The RCDC is working on the second batch of 22 samples as of now.