Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering has said that the government in principle had agreed to open new entry points for regional tourists in the southern borders.

The National Assembly in January 2019 endorsed a motion to allow entry and exit of regional tourists through the border towns of Samdrupjongkhar, Gelephu, Samtse, Nganglam, and Panbang. Currently, Phuentsholing is the only entry point for regional tourists.

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