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.

Joint Press Statement on the State Visit of Prime Minister of Bhutan to India (27-29 December 2018)

1. At the invitation of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, His Excellency Lyonchhen Dr. Lotay Tshering is on a State visit to India from 27-29 December 2018. He is accompanied by Lyonpo Dr. Tandi Dorji, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Lyonpo Loknath Sharma, Minister for Economic Affairs and senior officials from the Royal Government of Bhutan.

Lyonchhen meets participants from Harvard/MIT Bhutan Trek team.



This afternoon, Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering, Speaker of the National Assembly of Bhutan and Members of Parliament met participants from the Harvard/MIT Bhutan Trek team 2019 at the National Assembly Conference Hall.

At the gathering, Lyonchhen spoke on the importance of sustainable development balancing Gross National Happiness and Gross Development Product.