Oct 24, 2016|News

Press Release for the Visit of the Austrian Business Delegation


A 22 member delegation comprising of 13 Austrian companies and institutions will be in the country from October 23-29, 2016. Led by the President of the Tourism and Leisure Industry Branch within the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Mrs. Petra Nocker-Schwarzenbacher, the delegation is visiting Bhutan to deepen their insight of this region, gather information on potential business projects and explore potential partnerships for future cooperation.

The Austrian companies travelling to Bhutan represent various sectors such as renewable energy, health-care, tourism, e-governance and

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Oct 24, 2016|News

Business to Business Meeting Event


 The Ministry of Economic Affairs would like to inform the private sector that a 22 member business delegation representing 13 Austrian companies and institutions is in the country from October 23-29, 2016. During their visit, the companies and institutions will interact directly with our private sector to explore business and investment opportunities and possible partnerships.

In this regard, on October 26, 2016, a half day Business to Business meeting (B2B) event is being organised at the Hotel Le Meridien, Tshokhang Grand Ballroom in Thimphu where

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Oct 19, 2016|News



Sunday, October 16, 2016, Thimphu—Mr. Kinley T. Wangchuk officially joined the Department of Intellectual Property (DIP), Ministry of Economic Affairs as the new Director General on 16 October 2016. Prior to his transfer to the DIP, he was serving as the Director General of Department of Information and Media, Ministry of Information and Communications.
His excellency Lyonpo Lekey Dorji, Hon’ble Tengye Lyonpo and Dasho Yeshi Wangdi, Hon’ble Secretary of the MoEA attended the joining ceremony and offered the Tashi Kadhar to the new Director General. Officials and re

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Sep 20, 2016|News

32nd Joint Expert Team Meeting held at Shillong, India


 The Joint Expert Team (JET) Meeting between the representatives of the Govt. of India (Brahmaputra and Barak Basin Organisation-B&BBO, Central Water Commission) and the Royal Government of Bhutan (Deptt. of Hydromet Services-DHMS) was held at Hotel Poinisuk, Shillong, India on 15th & 16th, September 2016. Joint Expert Team is a bilateral team constituted in 1979 for the monitoring and overseeing of the Flood Warning Program within DHMS under the Govt of India funded 'Comprehensive Scheme for establishment of Hydro-meteorological observation and Flood Forecasting Network on

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Sep 19, 2016|News



12 to 14 September 2016, Thimphu: The Hon’ble Tengye Lyonpo, MoEA graced the opening of the National Workshop on Copyright and Related Rights as the Chief Guest. The two and half day workshop was organized from September 12 to 14, 2016 by the Department of Intellectual Property, Ministry of Economic Affairs in collaboration with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

Copyright grants exc

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