English | Dzongkha Friday, June 22, 2018

National Council defers LG entitlement, G2C services discussions

The house of review deferred deliberation regarding the payment of leave encashment to LG members; discussion on concerns related to G2C services was also deferred until a new government is elected.

Good Governance Committee of NC recommends more budget support to ACC

The National Council (NC)’s Good Governance Committee recommended the house to give close attention to Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC)’s budget allocation.

ACC witnessed drop in complaints last year

Compared to 2016, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) received lesser complaints last year. However, the Local Government continued to receive highest number of complaints, states ACC’s Annual Report 2017.

NC ratifies Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement

The National Assembly had earlier endorsed and forwarded the Agreement to National Council. The upper house today ratified the Double Taxation Agreement between Bhutan and Bangladesh.

Worn-out bridge in Pasakha posing risk to commuters

The bridge over Bhalujhora River in Pasakha under Chhukha District has become outdated and in desperate need of repair. In recent days, one of the pillars supporting the bridge was collapsed due to swollen river.

Fires destroys house in Maenbi Gewog

A fire completely burnt down a traditional house in Maenbi Gewog in Lhuentse, yesterday afternoon.

National Assembly approves interim budget for the fiscal year 2018-19

For the fiscal year, the Assembly approved current budget for the whole year; while capital budget has been agreed for up to six months.
The decision was made after the Finance Committee presented the review report on Interim Budget for financial year 2018-19. The issue of setting unique precedence in preparing budget by the sitting […]

Parliament rubber-stamps PAC’s recommendation to improve efficiency of JDWNRH’s OPD

The joint sitting of the Parliament approved the recommendations made by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to improve efficiency of the Outpatient Department (OPD) of the National Referral Hospital.

Construction of MHPA dam nears completion

The construction of Mangdechhu Hydroelectric Project Authority’s dam in Trongsa is expected to take only 9 days to complete. The Executive Engineer, who is overseeing the dam construction said, about 99.0 per cent of the civil works have been complete so far.

Service Level Agreements inked to establish TISCs networks in Bhutan

Three Technology Innovation and Support Centres (TISCs) will soon be established in the country. In line with this, two Service Level Agreements (SLAs) were signed in the capital, yesterday.

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