Conveniently and strategically located on the Indo-Bhutan Border, Phuentsholing, the second largest city of Bhutan is considered the economic capital and the gateway to Bhutan. Given its economic vibrancy, it attracts traders and people of all walks of life from all parts of the country. First instituted as Phuentsholing City Corporation in 1983.
Has its first elected Thrompon since 2011 in accordance to Local Government Act 2009.
Area: 15.6 square kilometres (structural plan)
Population: 23,925 (Structural survey 2013)
Number of constituency: 6
Phuentsholing Thromde is committed to offer its residents a clean and livable environment by:
Ensuring effective, efficient and transparent municipal services to all its residents.
Creating good and advanced socio-economic infrastructure.
Engaging public, civil societies in planning and evaluation process.
Strengthening its institutional capacity through continuous improvement of its processes, systems and performance, technological intervention and adoption of best practices.
Complying with applicable regulatory and other guidelines.
- Performing periodic review of all its services and bringing improvement to enhance quality of life of its residents.