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PM shares dream with his voters

Published on Jan 31 2009 // Main News
Thimphu, January 31: The Prime Minister Jigmi Thinley, during his first visit to his constituency after the elections, was asked to address the problems of the local people. 
In Shumar geog on Thursday he asked the local people to forget the past wounds and be united for the development of the country, besides thanking them for successful transition of the country to democracy.
He repeated his government’s commitments to connect all 205 geogs in the country by road network and providing drinking water and electricity at the earliest possible.
Further, he said government wish to establish primary schools in every village not longer than one hour-walking distance and improve telecommunication facilites.
His other promises include two ambulances with three doctors for each hospitals in the country, reducing unemployment rate to as low as 2.5 percent and construct airports in Bumthang, Trashigang and Gelephu to connect with international community. Bhutan News Service
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