Bhutan Resident Mission (BHRM): Contacts and Holidays


Bhutan Resident Mission (BHRM) - Asian Development Bank (ADB) Lower Norzin Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
 Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

About Us

Bhutan Resident Mission (BHRM) provides support to ADB Headquarters in:

  • country programming
  • project processing
  • project administration
  • tripartite portfolio review meeting

BHRM is also responsible for strengthening:

  • relations with the government, civil society, and the private sector
  • policy dialogue
  • country reporting
  • aid and development partner coordination
  • external relations and information dissemination


Kanokpan LAO-ARAYA (Ms)
Country Director
Tshewang NORBU (Mr)
Senior Country Coordination Officer

Holidays 2017

The Bhutan Resident Mission will be closed on these dates:

Winter Solstice (Nylo) January 2 (Monday)
Birth Anniversary of His Majesty the King February 21, 22 (Tuesday, Wednesday)
New Year (Losar) February 27, 28 (Monday, Tuesday)
Shabdrung Kuchoe May 5 (Friday)
Lord Buddha’s Parinirvana June 9 (Friday)
Birth Anniversary of Guru Rimpoche July 3 (Monday)
Thimpu Tschechu October 2 (Monday)
Descending Day of Lord Buddha November 10 (Friday)

Last updated: as of 24 April 2017