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Bhutan : Country Profile

Area: 38,394 sq km (2008)
Population:
658,888 (UN sponsored census in May 2007). 33.1% of the population are under the age of 15yrs. 69.1% of the population live in rural areas and 30.9% in urban areas (2005)
Capital City: Thimphu
People: Three main ethnic groups: Tibeto-Mongoloid mainly in the North and West, Burmo-Mongoloid mainly in the East and Indo-Aryan (Nepalese) in the South.
Language(s): Dzongkha is the official language. There are some 14 other languages spoken including Nepalese dialects. English is very widely spoken and is the language of education.
Religion(s): Mahayana Buddhist 75%, Indian- and Nepalese-influenced Hinduism 25%
Currency: Ngultrum (BTN). The Ngultrum is at par with the Indian Rupee.

List of Insurance & Reinsurance Companies
last updated by amal on September 24, 2012, 12:28 pm (GMT)
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Brokers, Loss Adjusters, TPAs & Insurance Institutes

Insurance News Update in Bhutan
How travel insurance firms handle emergency calls with an \'uncaring\' attitude:...
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Yak herders in Bhutan capture snow leopard images - Inquirer.net
Inquirer.net Yak herders in Bhutan capture snow leopard images Inquirer.net ?They pay Nu 100 (US$ 1.53) a yak every year for insurance and at the end of the year, we compensate as per the by law.? One of the yak herders, Sherab Zam, said the training helped her understand snow leopard conser...
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India removes GST on services supplied to Nepal against payment in Indian curren...
Himalayan Times India removes GST on services supplied to Nepal against payment in Indian currency Himalayan Times The Indian government had removed GST on services provided by Indian service providers for transit cargo such as transportation, insurance , shipment, container freight station and...
Donors connect Thimphu city\'s sewerage system - Kuensel, Buhutan\'s National Ne...
Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper Donors connect Thimphu city's sewerage system Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper The government funded the construction of sewerage system in the Olarongchu workshop area, upper Changzamtog, Changidaphu, lower part of Changangkha and above Royal Insu...
Corruption of any form cannot be tolerated - Kuensel, Buhutan\'s National Newspa...
Corruption of any form cannot be tolerated Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper ... cases of corruption that involved financial institutions, the one in early 2000s where some employees of Bhutan National Bank embezzled millions of ngultrums through forged documents, and the one in 2007 where...
New Reinsurers in South Asia: Strategising through the turbulence - Asia Insuran...
Asia Insurance Review New Reinsurers in South Asia: Strategising through the turbulence Asia Insurance Review Several reinsurance companies have been formed in South Asia over the past four years with great expectations of garnering home-grown business, as well as business from the region. Withi...
Human-wildlife conflict still a major problem in Bhutan - Inquirer.net
Inquirer.net Human-wildlife conflict still a major problem in Bhutan Inquirer.net Sarpang's Chief Forestry Officer, Phub Dhendup, said that insurance schemes were introduced in communities as intervention measures for loss of livestock and crop damage. ?To ensure the sustainability of th...
Human-wildlife conflict still a major problem - Kuensel, Buhutan\'s National New...
Human-wildlife conflict still a major problem Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper In addition to the insurance scheme, mitigation approaches include making people aware about the conflict, forming quick response team in the community, enriching habitat through plantations, creating waterhole...
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