• 7 July 2014: Birth Anniversary of Guru Rinponche

    guru-rinpoche1Tomorrow is a National Holiday to observe the Birth Anniversary of Guru Rinpoche. Regarded as the second Buddha, Guru Rinpoche visited Bhutan in the 8th century. Guru Rinpoche is credited to have brought Buddhism to the kingdom and visited and blessed several religious sites. These sites are revered as Nyes, which are visited by devotees on auspicious occasions.  

    – ICS

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  • Airfare Quotation: PBH, DEL, BKK, Idaho (USA) Return

    The National Biodiversity Centre, Serbithang, MoAF invites quotations for 2 pax either through Email (pemled12@gmail.com/sdema06@gmail.com) or Fax (02-251219) from authorised ticketing agents for the following sector as per the terms and conditions specified below:quoteTerms and Conditions:

    1. The bids shall be submitted to the National Biodiversity Centre, Serbithang, by 11 July 2014 on or before 2.00 PM.
    2. Bids should be addressed to the Program Director, NBC, Serbithang, MoAF, Thimphu.
    3. Bids should be sent via email at pemled12@gmail.com (Pema Leda) or sdema06@gmail.com (Sangay Dema) or Fax (02-351219)
    4. The quoted rate should be valid for at least two months.
    5. Quotations received after the submission dateline and time will not be entertained.
    6. The date of award is on 11 July 2014 at 3:00 PM.The decision of the Tender Committee will be final and binding.

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  • Video Programmes Available on the Web

    Various audio-visual productions including documentaries and musical videos produced by Information and Communication Services (ICS) and other agencies under the Ministry had been made available on the web. Please watch it by clicking on the “Media Library” tab on the navigation menu.

    Click Here to view the videos.

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  • YouTube video on the recent 14th ISE Congress held in Bumthang

    youtubeThe 14th International Society of Ethnobiology (ISE) Congress was organised by the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment, Department of Forests and Park Services in the first week of June 2014. You can view the Deputy Minister of Culture and Heritage of Uganda and the Managing Director of ISE sharing their thoughts about the Congress and Bhutan in this documentary on YouTube:

    Please click here to view the YouTube Video.

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