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  • Social Forestry Day celebrated throughout the Country

    DeSuups in 20 Dzongkhags planted seedlings to mark the day
    DeSuups in 20 Dzongkhags planted seedlings to mark the day

    June 2, Thimphu: Coinciding with the Coronation day of His Majesty The Fourth Druk Gyalpo today, the day is also celebrated as Social Forestry Day. Thousands of seedlings were planted throughout the country. People from all walks of life came together to celebrate the day by planting trees as a tribute to His Majesty The Fourth Druk Gyalpo, Jigme Singye Wangchuck.

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  • Social Forestry Day Message from the Hon’ble MoAF Minister


    “The Social Forestry Day in Bhutan was launched under the wise guidance of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo in 1979. Since 1985, it is being observed on 2nd June which is the Coronation Day of the Fourth Druk Gyalpo.

    Forests are very essential for our people who have relied on forests since time immemorial. Food, shelter, clothing, fuel, medicine, furniture, water, soil, oxygen and so forth are all derived from the forest. In Bhutan, about 70 percent of Bhutanese are farmers who live in rural areas and are solely dependent on the forests for their requirement of timber, fuel, fodder and many other forest products needs. Bhutan, in recent years at COP21 has committed to remain carbon neutral with the view that there is no greater need important, than keeping the planet safe for life to continue. The only way forward to make a climate smart environment is to have more trees on the planet.

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  • Press Release: 2nd Royal Bhutan Flower Exhibition


    The historic Ugyen Pelri Palace in Paro will be the scenic location yet again for the second Royal Bhutan Flower Exhibition, held this year from 4-8 June, commemorating the Birth Anniversary of Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen.

    The Royal Bhutan Flower Exhibition, which was first held in April 2015, was initiated upon the Royal Command of His Majesty The King, as a landmark community event which would promote and inspire appreciation for beautiful spaces, foster community vitality, and encourage the growth of a vibrant entrepreneurship in floriculture across the nation.

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  • Invitation for Bids

    The Phibsoo Wildlife Sanctuary (PWS), Sarpang, now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the following works:

    Name of WorkClassCategoryContract PeriodEMDSale DateEnd Date
    Construction of Range office at Nichula, LhamoyzingkhaSW37 Months48,000/-1/6/201630/6/2016
    1. Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding procedures specified in the prevailing RGoB procurement manual, and are open to all national bidders.

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