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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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  • Quotation Call

    The Policy & Planning Division, MoAF is conducting a training on Poverty Vulnerability Assessment Index data for Mountain Community of Bhutan at Paro from  4th to 8th June 2017.

    Interested hoteliers and/or resorts are requested to submit the quotation for the items specified below with all necessary requirement as per the procurement rules and regulation of RGoB.

    1. Conference Hall per day
    2. Room Charge per person
    3. Breakfast per person
    4. Lunch per person
    5. Dinner per person
    6. Tea & snacks per person
    7. Mineral water per bottle

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  • 5 May 2017: Government Holiday- Zhabdrung Kuchoe

    All Government offices and schools in the Kingdom of Bhutan will be closed on Friday 5 May 2017 to observe the Death Anniversary of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel, the Unifier of Bhutan.

    Zhabdrung Kuchoe is observed on the tenth day of the third Bhutanese month. Zhabdrung Nawang Namgyel entered into meditation when he was 58 for 12 years at the Puna Dewai Chenpoi Phodrang in 1651.

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