Education: Education minister Norbu Wangchuk awarded accreditation certificates to the Royal Thimphu College (RTC) and Reldri Academy of Health Sciences (RAHS) in Thimphu yesterday.
Health: Despite significant progress in controlling malaria over the years with Bhutan about to eliminate it, even a single case of malaria could flare into an epidemic.
The ministry has revealed this in a written response to the National Council (NC), which in the wake of media reports of police personnel being involved in crimes, had enquired what actions were taken on the accused. The house received the written response earlier this month.
Transport: Expressing dissatisfaction over the Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) transport agreement that the National Assembly recently passed, taxi drivers in Paro have filed a petition to the National Council (NC) chairperson.
Assembly: There is no specific policy on making public infrastructure, private buildings and public spaces disabled-friendly said the works and human settlement minister Dorji Choden during the National Assembly’s question hour yesterday.