English | Dzongkha Monday, December 18, 2017

His Majesty grants audience to Thailand’s Princess

His Majesty the King granted an audience to Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand at Tashichhodzong, yesterday. Her Royal Highness arrived in the country yesterday on a four day visit.

Bhutan gains approval to fly to Myanmar

Flights to Myanmar from Bhutan, suspended more than a decade ago, will start again. The revised Air Service Agreement between Myanmar and Bhutan was signed in Thimphu, yesterday.

Local leaders wishing to re-contest soon to know resignation date

The final date for resignation of incumbent local leaders, wishing to re-contest, in the upcoming Local Government elections will be announced on June 7. This comes after some local leaders, wishing to re-contest, had expressed confusion over their date of resignation.

Man sentenced to five years for possessing controlled substances

Thimphu District Court sentenced a 29-year-old man to five years imprisonment today for possessing controlled substances. The sentence is non-compoundable.

Bhutan eliminates Leprosy as per WHO’s definition

Going by the definition of the World Health Organization (WHO), Bhutan has eliminated Leprosy. WHO declares a disease eliminated, if the prevalence rate is less than one per 10,000.

Two apprehended for allegedly possessing controlled substance

Thimphu police apprehended two men for allegedly possessing about 90 capsules of controlled substance, yesterday.

His Majesty grants citizenship Kidu to 163 people

His Majesty The King granted citizenship Kidu to 163 people at the Tashichhodzong, yesterday. The recipients declared an Oath of Allegiance to the Tsa Wa Sum as Bhutanese citizens.

Thai Princess arrives in Bhutan

Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand arrived in the country, today.

HRH Gyaltshab inaugurates newly built buildings of Kunzangling Central School

His Royal Highness, Gyaltshab Jigme Dorji Wangchuck graced the inauguration of the newly built buildings of Kunzangling Central School in Tongmajangsa Gewog in Trashi Yangtse.

Bhutan officially declared Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus free

World Health Organization (WHO) validated that Bhutan, along with 10 other South-East Asian countries, officially eliminated Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus.

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