May 25, 2015|News

Press Release on Annual Bilateral Trade & Transit Meeting between Bhutan and India


The Annual Bilateral Trade and Transit Meeting between Bhutan and India was held in Thimphu on 25 May, 2015 at Hotel Taj Tashi. . The Bhutanese delegation was led by Mr. Sonam P. Wangdi, Hon’ble Offtg. Secretray for the Ministry of Economic Affairs. The Bhutanese delegation consisted of representatives from the Ministries of Finance, Agriculture and Forests, Foreign Affairs and Economic Affairs. The Six member delegation from the Government of India was led by Mr. Rajeev kher, Hon’ble Secretary, Ministry of commerce.

The main purpose of the talk was to enhance trade bet

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May 25, 2015|News



In view of the increasing number of large and medium scale businesses being incorporated under the Companies Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan, 2000 in recent years and also increase in non-compliance to the companies Act and related regulations for Companies, a Corporate Compliance workshop was conducted to train the companies in compliance provisions of the laws, starting from 15 to 20 May, 2015. To this end, Company Registry Division in collaboration with Royal Securities Exchange conducted the Corporate Compliance Workshop to provide hands on training on compliance provisions of the followin

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May 08, 2015|News

Manggdechhu HEP - Concreting of Dam Foundation begins


Concreting of dam foundation begins
Hydropower: Marking another milestone for the now the fastest hydropower construction in the country, Mangdechu project yesterday symbolically began concreting the foundation of the dam, bringing an end to river excavation work.
In concreting the foundation of the dam, which will block the Mangdechu and divert it through the tunnels, chief engineer, Karma Chophel, said about 0.45 million cubic metres or 80,460 truckloads of cement would be poured to build the dam, a piece of good news for market-less Dungsam cement.

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May 06, 2015|News

Awareness and Consultative Workshops on Intellectual Property and TISCs


As part of the sensitization programme on Intellectual Property (IP), the Intellectual Property Division (IPD) conducted a day long workshop on IP for the professors, lecturers and staff at the Jigme Namgyel Polytechnic, Dewathang, Samdrup Jongkhar on April 15, 2015 and at the College of Science and Technology, Rinchending, Chukha on April 17, 2015.

The objective of the workshop was to create awareness on different IP Rights (IPRs), namely Trademark, Patent, Industrial Design and Copyright and their protection system available in the country. Further,

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Apr 24, 2015|News

First Better Business Council Meeting.


The Ministry of Economic Affairs organized the First Better Business Council (BBC) Meeting of the High Level Business Council at Thimphu Ariya hotel on 22 April, 2015. The event was chaired by the Hon’ble Prime Minister who is also the Chairperson of the High Level Business Council.
The meeting was held to deliberate and recommend on the set up of the council secretariat, roles of the secretariat, structure of the BBC and way forward for the BBC.
The Better Business Council was established by Royal Government of Bhutan to bring about reforms in business, promote invest

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