Tuesday, 5 June 2018: As per the directives of the Government, every year the World Environment Day is observed as Pedestrians’ Day in Bhutan. Therefore, this is to notify all concerned that tomorrow 5 June 2018 is Pedestrians’ Day, when the vehicle traffic is limited in city centres. The exception is given to emergency and public transport.
4th June 2018: The RNR Family around the Country joins the rest of the Kingdom on the Birth Anniversary of Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen Jetsun Pema Wangchuck in offering our sincerest Tashi Delek and Heartfelt Prayers for the Long Life, Good Health and Eternal Happiness of Her Majesty The Queen.
The National Biodiversity Centre (NBC) Serbithang, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests would like to invite sealed bids from the eligible suppliers having valid licenses for the supply of the herbarium accessories.
The tender documents can be downloaded from the link below:
The tender has to be submitted to the Adm Section, NBC, Serbithang.
International Biodiversity Day is observed every year on 22nd May, and this year’s theme is “Celebrating 25 years of Action for Biodiversity”. The day was observed at the Youth Centre in Thimphu with participations of more than 150 students from schools around Thimphu, and around 50 researchers and official guests from conservation and funding sector. The event is focused on the students to create awareness on the importance of biodiversity. Various poster demonstrations were carried out, which included recently discovered new species to science, new records for the country, Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) Policy, herbarium techniques, etc. The event included bioblitz for students around the Ecological Park, and seminars on biodiversity such as bees and wasps, tiger, birds, etc.