A new Thromde (Municipality) called “Ka-Ja” has officially opened in the town of Phuentshogling, located on the southern border of Bhutan. The inauguration ceremony was attended by local government officials, community leaders, and residents of the town.
The Ka-Ja Thromde covers an area of approximately 21.36 square kilometers and has a population of around 17,000 people. The new municipality is expected to provide improved services such as waste management, street lighting, and better roads to the residents of Phuentshogling.
The inauguration ceremony was marked by traditional Bhutanese cultural performances and a speech by the Thrompon (Mayor) of Phuentshogling, who highlighted the importance of the new Ka-Ja Thromde in improving the quality of life for the people of the town. Overall, the opening of the Ka-Ja Thromde is seen as a positive development for the town of Phuentshogling and its residents, as it is expected to bring about much-needed improvements in infrastructure and services.