Cabinet: In the company of his friends, he loves reciting lines from Macbeth. Tease him to recite any lines from any part of the Shakespearean tragedy and you will not be disappointed. His love for Shakespearean literature was one of the reasons why he chose to become a teacher. He still loves teaching.
This is to be expected with Thimphu city’s motor and pedestrian traffic expanding while the infrastructure struggles to keep up.
Infrastructure: Japan’s ambassador to Bhutan, Kenji Hiramatsu and health minister Tandin Wangchuk inaugurated the government of Japan funded Deychu bridge in Athang gewog, Wangdue, yesterday.
Employment: SKW-Tashi Metals and Alloys Private Limited, a Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) business in Pasakha has retrenched 160 employees recently. The FDI firm is also shut at present.
Reshuffle: In a move to reshuffle his Cabinet, Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay has submitted to His Majesty The King for Royal Assent to the appointment of economic affairs minster Norbu Wangchuk as the education minister and Bardo-Trong member of parliament, Lekey Dorji as the economic affairs minister.