RIM graduates including diploma awarded certificates
Atotal of 323 graduates including diploma who completed their course from the Royal Institute of Management (RIM) 2015-2017, received their certificates from Lyonchhen Dasho Tshering Tobgay during the 21st RIM Convocation last Wednesday.
Prime Minister, Dasho Tshering Tobgay, said to the graduates that “In order to nurture what we enjoy today, we must serve His Majesty The King,”
Lyonchhen added that as it is granted by our Constitution “We go to school with the understanding that education is free of cost. And it is free.”
Our parents take children to hospital expecting all vaccinations are provided. It is provided and provided free. Our Monarchs founded the Constitution so that this welfare culture is contin- ued and future generation of families can also enjoy the benefits that we enjoy today,” Lyonchhen added.
Lyonchhen said that for a students graduating from the college, it’s a milestone and entering in to the new chapter but for a RIM graduates, it’s a new chapter in Bhutan who represents our beloved King.
Lyonchhen also urged the graduates to “ensure that democracy take firm root, ensure that the rule of law continue to prevail and ensure that there is no room for corruption.”
Congratulating the graduates, Lyonchhen said that he look forward to the graduates serving His Majesty The King and the Country.
Lyonchhen thanked the Australian government for supporting the master’s level program at the RIM.
Commending the RIM for training many professionals in the field of finance, management, information technology and others, Lyonchhen said that the institute has made huge contributions towards the development of Bhutan.
“I can see the confidence that RIM established since 1986, each and every graduates are contributing to the na- tion building.”
Jenny Grant-Curnow, Counsellor, Australian High Commission, New Delhi said that investing in human is economically and financially sound. She also said that Australian and Bhutan share common understanding in terms of quality of education.
Lyonpo Ngeema Sangay Tshempo, the Chairperson of RIM Board said to the graduates that the knowledge and the skills that they had acquired during the training should not be left aside. “It has to make best use of it.”
Meanwhile, RIM is offering diploma courses to master degree in various fields. However, since 2016, the intake for diploma courses has been suspended and will be suspended until there is demand for diploma graduates in the markets. Lyonchhen said that the RIM had fulfilled its mandates to train diploma graduates.
“In order to nurture what we enjoy today, we must serve His Majesty the King,” Dasho Tshering Tobgay, Prime Minister said to the gathering of the 326 graduates attending the 21st Convocation of the Royal Institute of Management last Wednesday.