Aug 27, 2015|News

Press Release


The Department of Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs conducted a half day talk on WTO and WTO related issues at Hotel Taj Tashi on 25 August 2015.  The talk was given by Mr. Shirshir Priyadarshi, Director, Development Division, WTO Secretariat.  The talk covered topi

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Aug 26, 2015|News

Hon'ble Tengye Lyonpo's Visit to Samtse


Hon’ble Tengye Lyonpo concluded a four days visit to Samtse/Sipsu from 21 – 24 August, 2015. Tengye Lyonpo was accompanied by senior officials from the Ministry of Economic Affairs and petroleum dealers. During the visit, Lyonpo and the delegation met with the PoL dealers and the management of the Bhutan Industrial Gas at Phuentsholing and discussed issues pertaining to new PoL retail outlet at Tashi Choling (Sipsu) and introduction o

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Aug 25, 2015|News

Notification on spam emails


Recently there are spam emails being received in our domain which seems genuine and authentic. But when you click on the attachment, the mail is being forwarded to all the contact lists in your email account. Therefore the ICT Services would like to request the users to avoid from clicking on the attachment and try to ignore the mail as far as possible.

Note: The email looks similar to the picture shown alongside.

ICT Services


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Aug 04, 2015|News

Press Release


 His Excellency Ambassador of Finland to Bhutan paid a courtesy call on Director, Department of Hydro Met Services (DHMS) and met with other senior officials to discuss issues of mutual interest, particularly regarding the on-going Institutional Cooperation Instrument (ICI) project between Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) and DHMS on 31st July 2015. Ambassador was accompanied by Finn fund’s Adviser for South Asian countries and Desk Officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Finland. DHMS apprised Ambassador and his team on the project activities and expressed humble gra

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Jul 23, 2015|News

Training on Patent Examination from July 13 to 17, 2015


The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MoEA) established the Patent Registry under the Intellectual Property Division (IPD) in March 2012 to grant patents for the protection of inventions. As of July 2015, the Registry has received 28 patent applications out of which two patents have been granted.

One of major challenges confronted by the Registry is the lack of capacity to carry out substantive examination of patent applications and to analyze substantive examination report received from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Based on the request made by IPD, the WIPO f

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