Students from Royal Thimphu College, Tandin Bidha and Dilisha Subba, studying BCom Finance and BA English & Environmental Studies respectively, represented Bhutan at Transparency International Bangladesh’s first South Asian Debate Competition in Dhaka. Ms. Tshering Pemo, the Programme Leader of Business Department also took part in the event.
RTC students and faculty participated in a workshop on Ecotourism in Gangtok, Sikkim from March 30th to April 2nd. The workshop was facilitated by the University of Sikkim and also included participants from Kathmandu University. Researchers from all three institutions presented findings related to ecotourism research that was conducted over the last 18 months.
The Indian Ambassador to Bhutan His Excellency Jaideep Sarkar made a visit to the Royal Thimphu College on the 22nd of March 2017 and gave a talk on the Indo-Bhutan bilateral relationship.
His excellency talked about the importance of Bhutan in India’s foreign policy citing India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi who stated, “Bharat for Bhutan, Bhutan for Bharat”.