The 57th Quarterly Coordination Meeting (QCM) was held today at the MoIC conference hall from 9.30AM chaired by the Officiating Secretary (Director General of RSTA). Agenda for the QCM was as follows:

  1. Opening statement by Offtg. Secretary, MoIC
  2. Adoption of agenda
  3. Review of 56th QCM decision: PPD
  4.  Progress reporting for the financial year 2018-19 (July 2018-June 2019): DCFO.
  5. Approved budget for 2019-2020 including highlight of important guidelines: DCFO
  6.  Stock-taking of APA progress 2018-19: Khandu Dorji, PPD
  7. Review of audit related issues:
    a. Follow-up on the pending audit issues-Head, AFD (Audit Focal Point)
    b. Annual Audit Report 2018-2019: CRTOs (P/ling and G/phu)
  8. Review of government pledges: All
  9. Notification on declaration of “Zero Waste Hour”-Head, AFD

Department and Division Heads from the Secretariat, BCAA, DITT, DOAT, DoIM and RSTA attended the meeting. Regional Heads of RSTA (Phuntsholing & Gelephu) also attended the meeting to present on the audit issues.

Courtesy: PPD, MoIC

TRI/TRE Workshop

A one day TRI/TRE Workshop is being held today (18/07/2019) at the Druk Air Flight Ops Conference Hall, Paro Airport in continuation to EU SARI OPS/FCL harmonization.

After the workshop, the regulation will be promulgated and will be ready by next year. The Workshop is attended by TRI/TRE and Senior Pilots from the Airlines.

The workshop is organized by BCAA with the help of CTA Captain Marie Zubryckyj, COSCAP-SA.

Promotion Award Ceremony

The award ceremony for officials promoted in July 2019 was held at DoAT Conference Hall, Paro today the 17th July 2019.

Amongst many others from MoIC, 3 officials from BCAA, 31 from DoAT and 1 from Paro RSTA Base Office were awarded the promotion orders today who were promoted to their next higher level this July 2019.


The Offtg. Secretary, Mr. Pemba Wangchuk, graced the event and awarded the promotion orders along with Tashi Khadars and a portrait each of His Majesty the King to the recipients.