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Launch of message book ” An Alumni Perspective” to mark 15 years of diplomatic relations between Bhutan and Australia

21 Nov 2017: The Australian Ambassador to Bhutan, Her Excellency Ms. Harinder Sidhu and Hon’ble Minister for Foreign Affairs, Lyonpo Damcho Dorji graced the launch of “An Alumni Perspective”, a message book dedicated to the people and the government of Australia to mark the 15 years of diplomatic relationship between ...

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Meeting with Australian High Commission

BAAA Executive Committee Members had the pleasure to spend the evening with Ms. Jenny Grant- Curnow, Counsellor (Political) for Australian High Commission and Ms. Katherine Storey, Second Secretary, Political for Australian High Commission. The main agenda for this informal meeting was to discuss on ideas and plans for this November, ...

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3rd Annual General Meeting of BAAA

The 3rd Annual General Meeting of BAAA was held on 21st July 2017. The AGM discussed on:         1. Alumni Engagement Activities (2016-17 and for 2018) 2. Two Executive Committee (EC) nomination: Elected EC members were:  Mr. Sonam Dorji: 31 votes  Ms. Soira Tamang :24 votes 3. ...

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Kezang Deki: Breaking Barriers with Australia Awards

Kezang Deki is an Australia Awards alumnus, working as the Chief Engineer in the Industrial Infrastructure Development Division at the Department of Industry of the Ministry of Economic Affairs in Bhutan. Kezang Deki is an Australia Awards alumnus, working as the Chief Engineer in the Industrial Infrastructure Development Division at ...

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Sonam Tobgay: first place for “mPowerYOUth”

The Government of Bhutan through the G2C (Government to Citizen) Office under the Prime Minister’s Office organized a mobile app development competition with the aim of enhancing public service delivery. Participants were invited to design and submit mobile apps in three categories: 1) Health and Education; 2) Youth and Women; ...

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Alumni Achievement Story

Mr. Sonam Tobgay, an Australia Awards alumnus working with the Department of IT and Telecom, Ministry of Information and Communication (MoIC) took part in the competition under the Youth and Women category and won first place for his app called the “mPowerYOUth”. This mobile app enables youth to access counselling ...

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