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Three days workshop for the members of National Council

Posted on :23 May 2018

The members of the National Council attended a three-day workshop on the theme “Understanding the Fundamentals of Macroeconomics and the National Budget” starting from 20th-23rd May 2018. The workshop was organized in partnership with the Ministry of Finance and the World Bank.

Mr Qimiao Fan, World Bank Country Director for Bhutan addressed the opening session. He provided a broad overview of the economic opportunities and challenges facing Bhutan and also provided valuable perspectives on global economic and technological developments that will impact Bhutan in the coming years.

The sessions on Fundamentals of Macroeconomics and Economic Policy Analysis were conducted by Mr. Yoichiro Ishihara, Resident Representative & Country Economist and Ms. Tenzin Lhaden, Economist & Operations Officer for Bhutan from the World Bank.

The senior officials from the Ministry of Finance conducted sessions on Macroeconomic Coordination; National Budget and Public Expenditure Management.

The highly interactive sessions were followed by extensive discussions on issues related to both the theory and practice of macroeconomic policies in Bhutan.


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