Bhutan’s drive for gender equality has made good progress in recent decades. However, a new collaborative report of the National Commission for Women and Children, the Asian Development Bank and the United Nations in Bhutan says women are still lagging behind men in many areas. “So far we have been making plain statements on various [...]

Bhutan is known for its unique cultural landscape, bearing witness to a distinctive history, culture, wisdom and custom of the people. To understand and respect such existing landscape, for the first time in the country, an International Competition on Cultural Landscape in Bhutan in 2014, was conducted. Four teams from around the world took part [...]

20th Aug, 2014

Earth Overshoot Day 2014

August 19 is now marked as the Earth Overshoot Day- the day our ecological footprint in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year, according to the data from the Global Footprint Network. Global Footprint Network is an international sustainability think-tank and the WWF partner. Earth Overshot Day has now moved from [...]

Dzongdags are His Majesty’s direct representatives in the Dzongkhags, Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay said this at the opening of the ongoing Annual Dzongdags’ Conference. Lyonchhen graced the opening of the 21st Annual Dzongdags’ Conference in the capital, today. The Prime Minister also announced that he would be meeting with each Dzongdag on the sidelines of [...]

His Majesty the King granted an audience to the 2013 and 2014 graduates of the Royal Institute of Management yesterday. Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen accompanied His Majesty. Their Majesties interacted with the graduates at length. His Majesty’s audience to the RIM graduates comes ahead of the institute’s 18th Convocation today. A total of 277 graduates, [...]

  Diplomacy: Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay delivers the keynote   address after formally assuming the Chairmanship of the 70th session of UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok yesterday. Lyonchhoen Tshering Tobgay took over the yearlong chairmanship from Timor-Leste’s Prime Minister Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao. Source: Kuenselonline

Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay will formally assume the Chairmanship of the 70th session of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) in Bangkok, tomorrow. This would be the first time a Bhutanese Prime Minister holding the position at the 62 member regional body since becoming a member in 1972. As Chairman, [...]

24th of July 2014 will remain a great day to remember in the history of our company Bhutan Majestic Travel as we chartered Bhutan Airlines also known as Tashi Air from Delhi to Paro to host BMW Dealer Drive Xperience 2014  in Bhutan. It was a inaugural flight from Paro to Delhi, inaugurated by Ashi [...]

  The newly appointed Indian Ambassador to Bhutan, Gautam Bambawale presented his credentials to His Majesty the King at the Tashichhodzong, today. Ambassador Gautam Bambawale joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1984. Prior to his current appointment, he served as External Affairs Joint Secretary in-charge of the East Asia Division, which includes China and Japan. [...]

His Majesty the King granted an audience to the members of the Nyikem Gonzhu Tshogpa at the Banquet Hall in Thimphu, today. The Nyikem Gongzhu Tshogpa is an association comprised of retired red-scarf officials, formed upon the command of His Majesty the King. The objective of the Tshogpa is to conserve and promote the cultural [...]