His Majesty The King graced the launch of the Bhutan Foreign Service Programme

The Royal Institute of Governance and Strategic Studies, was established to provide a forum to train both incumbent and potential leaders in all major areas of nation building, as envisioned by His Majesty the King.

His Majesty The King graced the launch of the Bhutan Foreign Service Programme, at the Royal Institute of Governance and Strategic Studies in Phuentsholing yesterday. 

The Bhutan Foreign Service Programme is a 3-week integrated leadership programme tailored for Bhutan's foreign service. It is the eighth leadership programme at RIGSS. The inaugural course is being attended by 28 foreign service officers of varying ranks and responsibilities, and serving both at the headquarters and missions abroad.

The Royal Institute of Governance and Strategic Studies, was established to provide a forum to train both incumbent and potential leaders in all major areas of nation building, as envisioned by His Majesty the King. The institute's first, flagship course, the Senior Executive Leadership Programme, was launched in 2013.

In the evening, His Majesty granted an Audience to regional heads of various government agencies based in Phuentsholing, and later visited the Amochu Land Development and Township Project.


Related Posts

His Majesty The King grants semso soelra to Shawa farmers

Semso soelra of Nu 600,000 from His Majesty The King to 19 households of Shawa village, Lhuentse who lost their...

Aug 11, 2017 21:39

Bhutan Achieved 93% Youth Literacy Rate

93 percent of the students attend public schools, but the proportion of students attending public school decreases at...

Jan 13, 2018 11:50

Japan Provides 353 More Power Tillers

The Ambassador of Japan to Bhutan, Kenji Hiramatsu handed over 353 sets of power tillers and accessories worth Nu 137...

Jan 11, 2018 14:18

JICA to Reconstruct Passang Zam in Gelephu

The deputy representative said that the replacement of the existing bridge will not only benefit the hydropower projects...

Jan 07, 2018 12:20

Multidimensional Poverty Drops Between 2012 and 2017

The Bhutan MPI monitors 13 indicators – food security, low education and inadequate sanitation, distributed across three...

Jan 04, 2018 11:19

Bhutan Signs UN’s Rapid Deployment Level Agreement

Bhutan is the first member country to sign a RDL. The agreement means that Bhutan has pledged to have a Force Protection...

Jan 01, 2018 13:16

Latest

News

Bhutan Achieved 93% Youth Literacy Rate

93 percent of the students attend public schools, but the proportion of students attending public school decreases at higher education...

Jan 13, 2018 11:50

Japan Provides 353 More Power Tillers

The Ambassador of Japan to Bhutan, Kenji Hiramatsu handed over 353 sets of power tillers and accessories worth Nu 137 million to the...

Jan 11, 2018 14:18

Features

Green House Initiative Benefits Highlanders

“With the introduction of green houses in the region, it’s much more convenient and cost saving for us because we don’t have to purchase...

Jan 21, 2018 13:50

Accreditation Of Colleges in Bhutan

An institution is graded on six core elements such as the curriculum, research and innovation, institutional linkage, management,...

Jan 16, 2018 11:05

Sports

Air Pistol Shooting in Bhutan

“I saw the sport on television. I did not know that it would be an interesting experience. It helps us improve breathing and concentration....

Jan 14, 2018 10:44

Martial Arts Gaining Popularity with Bhutanese Youth

The President of BIMA, Damber Singh Rai, said that the programme is aimed at engaging students during the winter break. “It is an exercise...

Jan 06, 2018 08:58

Business

Fish Centre Needs More Trout Feed

Mr Singye Tshering said there is a high demand for fish in the country and it is important to promote the culture among people.

Jan 20, 2018 09:23

Farmers in Samtse Ready To Reap Quinoa

Farmers in Samtse are gearing up to harvest quinoa, a new crop which they started cultivating on a small scale as a pilot project last year.

Jan 18, 2018 07:18

Travel

Duenmang Tshachu – A Popular Hotspring Known for its Healing Properties

Gothpo, 76, who has visited the tshachu, said that the Kheng Duenmang tshachu is a renowned hot spring with 'great healing powers'.

Jan 19, 2018 11:17

Snow Leopards – Ghosts of the Mountains

Called “ghosts of the mountains” by the Himalayan people because of their ability to mysteriously appear and disappear with equal stealth,...

Jan 17, 2018 10:30

Lifestyle

Reading Culture In Bhutan Improving

The public library has initiated a mobile bus book every Saturday for an hour and every Sunday for three to four hours making books...

Jan 22, 2018 07:40

Gyalsey, the Legacy of a Prince

In the 15 years of my life, the funniest yet saddest movie I have ever watched is Gyalsey, the legacy of a prince. Aired first in 2012, this...

Jan 09, 2018 07:10

Subscribe to our newsletter

Never miss out on new happenings and news stories!