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  • 30 May, 31 May & 1 June 2017- National Census Holidays

    29 May, Thimphu: As per Royal Command, 30 May to 1 June 2017, has been declared as National Census Holidays. The 2nd Population and Housing Census of Bhutan (2017 PHCB) is an important national undertaking. In view of this, the PHCB will cover both Bhutanese and Non-Bhutanese living in the country. Therefore, everyone is expected to stay at their residences and extend full support and cooperation to the census officials.

    The PHCB which will be conducted by the National Census Secretariat, instituted under the National Statistics Bureau, is the most comprehensive source of information on population and households. It provides benchmark data on demographic, social, economic and housing characteristics. The information collected will be used for formulation of policies, planning and monitoring and evaluation of the development plans and programs. The 2017 PHCB is timely to assess the achievement of the 11th Five Year Plan and the Sustainable Development Goals. The first Population and Housing Census of Bhutan was conducted in May 2005.

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  • 11th Management Board Meeting for BAFRA (MB-BAFRA) Held

    The meeting was chaired by the Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo

    22 May, Thimphu: Chaired by the Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo, the 11th MB-BAFRA was held on Friday, May 19, 2017. The meeting was attended by the members comprising of heads of Department of Trade, Revenue and Customs, Secretary General of BCCI, Heads of Department of Livestock, Department of Forests and Park Services, Department of Agriculture and PPD and other officials.

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  • One day Stakeholder Consultation Meeting on Food Standards held

    Chaired by the Director General of BAFRA, a total of 25 participants from relevant key government agencies and private based food industries and BAFRA officials attended

    17 May 2017, Thimphu: A one-day Stakeholder Consultation Meeting was organised by the Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA), Ministry of Agriculture and Forests on the following Draft Food Standards (mandatory standards or technical regulation) at the Terma Linca Resort and Spa, Babesa yesterday on 16 May 2017.

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