Sanam Lyonpo visits Trongsa and Bumthang

Lyonpo visits the National Research Centre for Animal Nutrition

The Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo, Yeshey Penjor visited Trongsa and Bumthang as the 12th five year plan focal Minister for these two Dzongkhags from 3-7 August. He was accompanied by the Director for Directorate Services among others.

At both Dzongkhags, Lyonpo reviewed the progress for the fiscal year 2018-2019 and the annual work plan and budget for the fiscal year 2019-2020. The meeting was attended by Dzongdags, sector heads, gups, mangmis and heads of the regional organisations.

Lyonpo also visited the National Research Centre for Animal Nutrition, National Highland Research and Development Centre, Regional Cattle Breeding Centre, Central Machinery Unit, National Horse Breeding Farm, Nangsiphel Farm and Bhutan Herbal Tea in Bumthang.

Lyonpo visits the Bhutan Harbal Tea farm

On August 7, enroute from Bumthang to Thimphu, Lyonpo met the Thrizin of Dzongkhag Yargay Tshogdu and tshogpas of Nubi gewog in Trongsa. He chaired a meeting at the Tangsibji to discuss issues faced by the Tangsibji residents related to Tangsibji Hydro Energy Limited (THEL), Department of Roads (DoR), Department of Forests and Park Services and Department of Livestock. The meeting was also attended by officials from the THEL, DoR, RNR sector and gewog Goshey Nyensheys among others.

Lyonpo later visited a cold storage facility operated by NOB Bhutan Private Limited Nobding, Wangdue which was established to enhance the availability of local products and create livelihood and employment opportunities.

-ICTD

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