Seven percent GST across all board will eliminate 11 BST slabs

Should the Parliament pass the GST law, tax regime in the country would be digitised and integrated through an on-line platform.

During a consultative meeting with the members of the private sector at the Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (BCCI) office yesterday, Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering said that GST is the way forward to institute a 21st-century tax regime.

Party pledge not above national interest: PM  

The Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa pledged to generate an additional 5,200 Mega Watts (MW) of hydropower through Sunkosh, Kuri-Gongri, and other projects during the elections. 

NA to deliberate LG Act (Amendment) Bill 2020 in the fifth session

The already delayed amendment of Local Government Act 2008 is yet again deferred for deliberation. The National Assembly members deferred deliberating it in the second session of the Third Parliament in June last year.

Anti-Corruption (Amendment) Bill third reading scheduled for the fourth session

The National Assembly (NA) members yesterday decided to deliberate the Anti-Corruption (Amendment) Bill of Bhutan 2020 this session but will do the third reading in the next parliament session.

Govt. proposes amending Pay Revision Act 

Six months after the Pay Revision Act was endorsed, the finance minister introduced the Pay Revision (Amendment) Bill of Bhutan, 2020 in the National Assembly yesterday.

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Seven percent GST across all board will eliminate 11 BST slabs

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Should the Parliament pass the GST law, tax regime in the country would be digitised and integrated through an on-line platform. During a consultative meeting with the members of the private sector at the Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (BCCI) office yesterday, Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering said that GST is the way forward to institute a 21st-century tax regime.

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January 18, 2020


The Ambassador of Bangladesh to Bhutan,  A.K.M Shahidul Karim presented credentials to His Majesty The King at the Tashichhodzong yesterday.

January 16, 2020

Education Minister JB Rai launched a book titled “Miracle One Day” authored by Karma Cheki, a teacher of Thimyul Lower Secondary School in Lhuentse yesterday in Thimphu. Choeky, a beautiful young girl meets her lover with a diary in her bag from which she knows a story of another girl. Her story has a lesson about overcoming the fears, which bring hope to a sleepless.

January 16, 2020

Republic of Korea Ambassador to Bhutan Kang-il Hu handed over seven protocol cars to Foreign Secretary Kinga Singye in Thimphu yesterday morning. Korea donated the cars to the foreign ministry under the small-scale grant assistance scheme. So far Bhutan has received 18 cars. The two countries enjoy warm and cordial relations since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1987. 

January 15, 2020

Members of Parliament register at National Assembly hall for the third session of  the Parliament, which begins today 

January 11, 2020

 

The National Assembly’s economic and finance committee conducted a public hearing on the Mines and Minerals Bill 2020 in Thimphu yesterday. The Bill will be tabled in the forthcoming session, which will begin from January 15.