Archive for June, 2012

June 29, 2012

bhutan+partners and ttpl sign strategic partnership agreement

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Bhutan+partners signed a strategic partnership agreement with Thimphu Tech Pvt. Ltd (TTPL) on 28 June 2012 in Thimphu.

The purpose of the agreement is to recognize the shared strategic goals, to acknowledge strength and establish partnership principles. Co-ordination arrangements will enhance the strategic partnership between TTPL and Bhutan+partners.
Mr Tshering Cigay Dorji Ph.D Chief operating officer Thimphu
Techpark signed the agreement on behalf of TTPL, Mr Henk de Jong on behalf of bhutan+partners. Mrs Anjali Gulatie, coordinator BITC business start up Centre Bhutan and Mrs Phuntshok C. Tshering, honorary consul of the Netherlands to Bhutan, attended the meeting in which the agreement was signed.

June 13, 2012

bhutan olympic archery team in the Netherlands

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The Bhutan Olympic archer Mrs. Sherab Zam accompagnied by her coach Mrs Tshering Choden is on a training camp in the Netherlands national sportscentre Papendal, this week till June 16, preparing for the upcoming Olympic games London July 2012.

Mrs. Sherab Zam is first time Olympic archer, while Mrs. Choden played in the Olympics in Athens and Beijing.
Host at the sportscentre is the Netherlands Archery Federation. Bhutan+partners supports and facilitates the contacts between Bhutan and the Netherlands archery federations vv.

Mr van Slooten interviewed Sharab Zam for Radio Netherlands Worldwide:

June 2, 2012

sport coalitions in action programme comes to an end

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The Sport Coalition in Action program Bhutan will end 1 July 2012. The programme, initiated and sponsored by the Dutch Ministry of Public Health Welfare and Sports, will officially be closed at a meeting on 11 June 2012 in the youth centre in Chang jiji.

Mark Blankwater the youth development sports consultant who has trained the youth workers in the suburb of Thimphu is training the team members in a workshop and on the job. He supports and encourages them to improve their skills so that they can continue to help vulnerable out of school youth even after the program finishes. Mark also conducts a two-day training on development and community based working methods for other professionals involved in youth related work.

bhutan+partners are the overall coordinating agency for the Dutch ministry.
For more information about the program: