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Statements by Development Partners

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Report of the 13th Round Table Meeting


Market Access and Growth Intensification Project

Bhutan has received a total of US$52.9 million over the past 36 years from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) for investment in seven projects and programmes in the country. Five of those projects were solely dedicated in the six eastern Dzongkhags where rural poverty is found to be most acute. The projects were […]

Recent Grant-Aid Projects Signed Between Government of Japan and Royal Government of Bhutan

Grant-Aid Projects Funded by Government of Japan for Reconstruction of Bridges Along the National Highway in Bhutan Recently, on 26th December 2016, a grant-aid agreement was signed for the

General Information

Location: Southern slopes of the eastern Himalayas Land area: 38,394 square kilometres Forest cover: 72 percent Altitude: Between 240 and 7541 metres above sea level Population: 768,577 (Year 2016) Capital: Thimphu Language: Dzongkha is the official language. English is widely spoken. Religion: Predominantly Vajrayana Buddhism. Hinduism and other religions also practiced. Currency: Ngultrum (Nu.), at […]

Optional Tours

16 March 2017: Evening Local Sightseeing 16.30