Notification on the Licensing of the places of entertainment

Notification Period:
16 March 2018

As per the Chapter 5 of the new Information, communication and media Act of Bhutan 2018, the BICMA (Bhutan Infocomm and Media Authority) is in the process of handing over the licensing of places of entertainment ( discotheque, karaoke, drayang, Luyang, Live music, snooker and video game parlour) to the Ministry of Economic Affairs. To facilitate the smooth transition of the licensing of the places of entertainment, the Dzongkhag will only carry out the renewal of the entertainment license. any new applications will be processed, except for those applications which have already been accorded in-principle approval by the Dzongkhag/Thromde Entertainment Licensing Committee.