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Tourist cannot enter India with ‘first entry’ e-visa through land ICP in Jaigaon

Tourist cannot enter India with ‘first entry’ e-visa through land ICP in Jaigaon Dear Sir/Madam, Warm greetings! We have been informed that third country nationals with Indian e-visa have been arriving in large numbers at land ICP in Jaigaon from Bhutan for ‘first entry’ into India. In this regard, the Embassy of India has informed that the ‘first entry’ for e-visa holders is permitted only through any of the 28…

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Bhutan 2020 Government Holidays

The Royal Government of Bhutan Approved Public Holidays for 2020, From The Office of The Secretary, Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs. Iron Male Rat Year 2020 - 2021 Source:  ABTO

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Tourism Council of Bhutan Officials Found Clean on Drug Test

Tourism Council of Bhutan Officials Found Clean on Drug Test Of around thirty officials from the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB), none tested positive for a drug test conducted yesterday. The drug test for its officials was the first mile of the Council’s journey towards achieving a drug-free tourism sector in the country. TCB in collaboration with the Bhutan Narcotics Control Authority (BNCA) conducted the drug test. The officials were…

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Mandatory Drug Test for Guides and Trekking Cooks

Notification from Tourism Council of Bhutan  In pursuance to the High Value Low Volume tourism policy and providing exclusive services to the tourists, all tourist guides and trekking cooks must produce a drug free certificate as a mandatory document for license renewal starting from December 1, 2019. The drug test will be conducted at the Tourism Council of Bhutan in collaboration with the Bhutan Narcotics Control Authority. The cost of…

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