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February 2018


February 5th, 2018|

The  Election  Commission  of  Bhutan  has  announced  the  availability  of postal  ballot  facility  for  the  Third  Parliamentary  Elections  2018,  for  all eligible Bhutanese nationals residing overseas.Read More

January 2018

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January 31st, 2018|

Ambassador  Doma Tshering,  presented her Credentials  to  the  Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief  of  Canada, Her  Excellency  the  Right  Honourable Julie   Payette  on Monday, 29th January 2018 in Ottawa, at Rideau Hall.Read More EXCERPT OF OFFICIAL REMARKS BY THE GOVERNOR GENERAL

December 2017

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December 18th, 2017|

In commemoration of the 110th National Day of Bhutan,the Permanent Mission  of  the  Kingdom of  Bhutan  to  the  United  Nations  in  New  York hosted   a   reception on   Tuesday 14th December   for   members   of   the Diplomatic Community in New York.Read More

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December 18th, 2017|

In keeping with Section 22 of the Bhutan Civil Service Rules and Regulations 2012, the RCSC Silver Service Medal was awarded to Karma S Tshosar, Minister Counsellor, Deputy Permanent  Representative, on 14th December  2017, by Ambassador Doma Tshering, Permanent Representative of Bhutan to the United Nations.  A traditional Marchang   ceremony  followed by  Solja  Desi  was [...]

October 2017

Sonam Tobgay delivering statement at the Second Committee.

October 12th, 2017|

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October 5th, 2017|

On 4th October 2017 the Bhutan Foundation welcomed Ambassador Doma Tshering, Permanent Representative of Bhutan to the UN in New York, and Counsellor Tshoki Choden, as new members of the Board of Directors, along with former US Ambassador Robert O. Blake.Read More

September 2017

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September 23rd, 2017|

72 General Debate – 22 SeptemberHis Excellency Lyonchoen Tshering Tobgay, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bhutan Addressing world leaders at the General Debate of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Lyonchhen Dasho Tshering Tobgay reaffirmed Bhutan’s commitment to working with Member States to ensure that the UN continues [...]

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September 20th, 2017|

On 19th September 2017, Hon’ble Foreign Minister Damcho Dorji deposited the Instrument of Ratification to the Paris Agreement to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change during UN Annual Treaty Event held at the UN headquarters in New York. Bhutan became the 161st country to deposit its Instrument of Ratification. The deposit of the [...]

New Permanent Representative Of Bhutan To The United Nations Presents Credentials To The  United Nations Secretary-General

September 14th, 2017|

The newly appointed Permanent Representative of Bhutan to the United Nations in New York, Ambassador  Doma Tshering presented her credentials to the UN Secretary-General, H.E. Mr. Antonio Guterres on the morning of 13th September 2017 at the UN Headquarters in New York. Read More

Annual Session of the Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS 30th May to 8th June 2017

September 11th, 2017|

Intervention by Counsellor Karma Choeda on agenda item 9: UN Capital Development Fund on 2nd June 2017 I thank Executive Secretary for presenting UNCDF’s integrated report, covering the results of their work in 2016 and the cumulative results on their current strategic framework. Bhutan commends UNCDF on the good results achieved across the different policy [...]

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