English | Dzongkha Friday, October 20, 2017

Chamkhar town handed over to business people


May 18, 2011

On behalf of His Majesty the King, the Gyalpoi Zimpon handed over the newly built houses in Chamkhar town, Bumthang, to the business people this morning. The Chamkhar town was rebuilt after a major fire on October 26 last year left 64 shops, hotels, and other business establishments in ashes.

To minimize the risk of fire, the news houses have been built mainly with mud bricks and timber. Huge space has also been left in between the houses.

The construction materials and CGI roofing were provided free by His Majesty the King. Hundreds of armed force personnel and volunteers were also deployed to reconstruct the town.

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