(Update): The Deputy Chief of Bodoland Territory Council (BTC), Kampa Borgoyari, visited Gakiling Gewog today in connection with the two abduction cases that happened in Sarpang Dzongkhag in the past two months.
Wangdichholing palace in Bumthang will be developed as a museum once the Department of Culture secures adequate funds from various sources. Till date, Bhutan Foundation, a US based Civil Society Organization, in Bhutan has contributed some amount.
Suspension of housing loans by the financial institutions in the country has had an unusual impact. It has affected the supply of timber in Bumthang, a Dzongkhag which is otherwise known for timber extraction.
In a recent incident, a two-year-old toddler died from the injuries he sustained after the iron gate of the Centenary Children’s Park in Thimphu fell on him. The tragic incident has shocked and angered many people. They are now questioning the safety of children’s park.
His Majesty the King granted an audience to the outgoing Resident Representative of JICA, Tomoki Nitta, his wife, Yoshie Nitta, and the new Resident Representative of JICA in Bhutan, Yumiko Akasuma in Thimphu yesterday.