October 23-24, Gasa: Highlanders from Wangdue, Thimphu, Paro, Haa, Trongsa, Bumthang, Trashigang, Lhuentse, Trashiyangtse and Gasa along with officials and tourists gathered for the 2nd Royal Highland Festival at Langothang, Laya. His Majesty The King graced the opening of the festival with a theme, Highlands-The Pride of the Nation.
Octobr 23-25, Thimphu: As part of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Association of Asian Confederation of Credit Union (ACCU), Thailand and the Department of Agricultural Marketing and Co-operatives (DAMC), a three-days training was organised for the representatives of the six Savings and Credit Co-operatives in Bhutan, based in Mongar, Zhemgang, Samtse, Wangdue, Punakha and Thimphu.
The training was provided by Dr. Ranjith Hettiarachchi, who is an expert in Cooperative Economics and Microfinance. He has more than 30 years’ experience in credit union development in different capacity such as volunteer trainer, General Manager of Federation of Thrift and Credit Cooperatives (SANASA) in Sri Lanka and the Chief Executive Officer of ACCU.
The Procurement Section, Directorate Services, Ministry of Agriculture & Forest invites sealed bids from interested national travel/ticketing agents having valid license. The detail information regarding the terms and condition can be downloaded at free of cost or may be collected from procurement section.
The Sealed quotation must be submitted in hard copy on or before 27th /10/2017 by11.00 AM and the same will be opened on the same day at 11.30 AM (BST) in presence of the interested bidders or their representative in the chamber of the Director, Directorate Services. The preference shall be given to the bidder offering the cheapest and the most direct route with confirmed booking on the specified date of travel.