RC’s opening statement at the Immigration & Border Management Capacity Build Programme

Our pursuit of balanced and equitable socio-economic development brought about immense prosperity for our people. For example, enlightened economic policies ensured that benefits from valuable national resources such as hydropower was neither captured by a narrow economic elite nor influential foreign investors. Instead it was judiciously developed by the state to strengthen our economy and benefit the nation and people at large.”- His Majesty the King.

RC’s statement for IOM

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CSO Capacity Development Training

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Social Media: Emerging Patterns & Discourses

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UN Joint Statement for Round Table Meeting 2019

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