Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering met with the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Hyderabad House in New Delhi today. At the meeting, Lyonchhen reiterated his invitation to Prime Minister Modi to visit Bhutan at the earliest convenience. The Indian PM accepted the invitation to visit Bhutan on a mutually convenient date.
The Road Safety and Transport Authority (RSTA) will soon increase the load carrying capacity limit for trucks. The Information and Communications Ministry will issue an executive directive to the RSTA within this week. The Information and Communications Minister informed this at the National Assembly yesterday.
In what started as an effective deliberation on the need for an apprehensive and extensive review of the LG Act, the discussion deviated towards personal attack. This drew in public attention on Facebook describing what has happened in the National Assembly as unacceptable.
With the National Youth Unemployment rate increased from 12.3 per cent in 2017 to 15.7 per cent in 2018, MP Yeshey Dem of Khamed_Lunana asked the Labour minister what the Ministry is doing to address the issue.
To better understand the recently published Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) Assessment Report, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), held a consultative meeting for Bhutan with relevant decision makers recently. It calls for actions on the recommendations and interventions made in the report.
Impeachment Procedure Bill of the Kingdom of Bhutan 2019 for the Holders of the Constitutional Offices was introduced in the National Council today. The Chairperson of the Natural Resources and Environment Committee of the Council presented the Bill in the house today.