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  • Executive Order

    It has been observed that the different departments and agencies under the Ministry organize different meetings, workshops, seminars and in-country trainings at different periods of the year at different locations. The Ministry is in view that such events hinders the regular activities of the officials especially when it involves lot of travelling time from the field to headquarters and vice versa more pertinently when they are of ad-hoc in nature. The same issue has also been informally expressed by some heads of local government.

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  • Bhutan joins AFoCO Agreement

    untitled-1The Hon’ble Minister, Yeshey Dorji, Ministry for Agriculture and Forests & Vice Chair of the National Environment Commission, Royal Government of Bhutan signed the agreement on Asian Forestry Cooperation Organisation (AFoCO) on 13 September 2016 in Seoul, Republic of Korea (ROK).

    The AFoCO Agreement was adopted in September 2015 and is housed at the ASEAN ROK Forest Cooperation Secretariat, Seoul. Though the Asian Region is laden with vast forest resources and home to vast species of flora and fauna, the globalisation and technological development is becoming an increasing threat to these natural resources and species. The ROK has taken a daunting step to promote and endorse a sustainable development in the Asian region through AFoCO.

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  • Notification from CARLEP

    The Food Corporation of Bhutan Limited (FCBL), Phuentsholing and the Office of the Programme Management (OPM), CARLEP, Mongar would like to inform all the bidders who have submitted the Request for Proposals (RFPs) for three assignments related to FCBL that the tender notice issued on 8th July 2016 through the UN website www.devbusiness.com and Kuensel issue on 12th July 2016 has been cancelled.

    This is as per the Royal Governments’ decision, which was conveyed to the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) vide letter no. MoAF/FCBL/2016/397 dated 26th August 2016 and further concurrence issued by the later vide letter dated 22nd September 2016. For details, the bidders may visit Ministry of Agriculture & Forests Website at www.moaf.gov.bt.

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  • Bilateral meeting held between Thailand-Bhutan Agriculture Ministries

    two-minister-exchange-the-docSeptember 22, Thimphu: A Thai delegation team of 12 members led by His Excellency General Chatchai Sarikulya, Minister for Agriculture and Cooperatives (MoAC) of Royal Thai Government met with the Hon’ble Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF), Bhutan. Other attendee included Dasho Secretary and heads from the Departments and Agencies.

    The meeting highlighted some of the Thailand-Bhutan joint Agriculture Cooperation’s achievements and future areas for collaborations.

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  • Executive order on paperless office operations

    In line with the directives of the Royal Government of Bhutan towards going paperless operation in the government offices and as per the decision of the 76th RNR GNH Committee meeting held on 30th August, 2016 at MoAF Conference Hall, it is hereby notified that the following list of activities towards going paperless should be implemented with immediate effect.

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