His Excellency Minister of Agriculture and Forests Visits UWICE

News | Posted on 2014-04-16

His Excellency, Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, Minister of Agriculture and Forests, visited the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE) on 16th April 2014. His Excellency was welcomed by the Director and faculty members of the Institute.

The Director gave a presentation on the vision, mission and achievements of the Institute. His Excellency suggested that Bhutan should emphasize developing skilled eco-tourism guides. He advised the Institute to begin a basic eco-tourism training program for fauna and flora. His Excellency also emphasized the Institute to continue its research on Bhutan’s timber problem and provide recommendations to the high-level decision makers.

His Excellency met with students at the Institute and concluded his visit with a tour of the construction site of the Madanjeet Center for South Asia Forestry Studies.