One of the key messages from the Royal Address during the 112th National Day on December 17th, 2019 was to chart out a clear economic roadmap for the 21st century to create economic opportunities for the next generation. Towards this, commemorating His Majesty The King’s 40th Birth Anniversary, Hon’ble Prime Minister informed the nation that Bhutan’s 21st Century Economic Roadmap will be developed within this year.
Bhutan’s 21st Century Economic Roadmap is expected to guide the country’s economic development over the next 10 years. The roadmap will be the common national long-term strategy document for Bhutan that would set a clear, robust and commonly accepted economic direction for the country and guide short and medium-term plans, program and policies.
The official launch of website and social media platforms for Bhutan’s 21st Century Economic Roadmap was held on February 23rd, 2020. Hon’ble Prime Minister (Dr.) Lotay Tshering graced the event as the Chief Guest. The website and social media platforms are designed mainly to create awareness and promote ownership of the economic roadmap. These platforms will enable citizens, especially the youth, to participate in and contribute ideas, views and suggestions for the roadmap. This will help strengthen understanding of the direction that Bhutan must head towards, create a strong sense of ownership and instill a sense of personal responsibility for the country’s progress.
The economic roadmap development exercise will begin from February 2020 and complete by December 2020, and it is expected to be launched on February 21st, 2021. Follow the links below to get involved!
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