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  • Inauguration of Wildlife Clinic and Laboratory

    opening of wildlife clinic and lab by SecretaryJanuary 30, Thimphu: The Hon’ble Secretary, Dasho Tenzin Dhendup accompanied by the Director General of Department of Forests and Park Services, Mr. Chencho Norbu, inaugurated the first Wildlife Clinic and Laboratory at Taba. This unit will provide timely and reliable services to the injured wild animals.

    The unit consists of clinic and laboratory which will treat the injured and diseased wild animals. The laboratory will carry out research and experiment to avoid zoonotic diseases from spreading to humans while also treating the injured wild animals. The injured animals are kept and looked after in an enclosure. Currently, the centre is nursing a bear and a deer for their injuries.

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  • Hon’ble Lyonpo Visits Lower Kheng and Sarpang

    The Hon'ble Minister with Dasho Dzongrab of Zhemgang
    The Hon’ble Minister with Dasho Dzongrab of Zhemgang

    The hon’ble minister for agriculture and forests visited and met the local government leaders and RNR extension agents in lower Kheng and Sarpang. During the visit, the hon’ble minister emphasized the need to achieve the goal of food security. He highlighted the three prevalent issues of human wildlife conflict, farm labor shortage, and lack of access to market.

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  • British High Deputy Commissioner meets Offtg. Secretary

    The meeting with Mr. Scott (left) in progressJanuary 22, Thimphu: Mr. Scott Furssedonn-Wood, the British High Deputy Commissioner, Eastern India called on the Offtg. Secretary, Mr. Karma Dorji, the Director General for BAFRA. Welcoming the guest, the Offtg. Secretary expressed his appreciation for Bhutan-UK relationship which has been strengthened over the years.

    During meeting, the agriculture related challenges in terms of food-security, organic certification, post harvest system, irrigations, floriculture and food safety were shared.

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