December 18th, 2014
On 17th December 2014, His Majesty the King awarded the National Order of Merit (Gold) to Thrizin (Dr.) Sonam Kinga and Bura Marp to Hon Tashi Wangyel of the National Council of Bhutan coinciding with the 107th National Day celebrations held in Kanglung, Trashigang. They were given the awards in recognition of their potential and contributions to the nation and the people.
On this most happy occasion, members and staff of the National Council would like to offer our heartfelt felicitations to them on receiving the most prestigious awards.
Congratulations and Tashi Delek!
December 11, 2014
In a simple ceremony held at the Convention Centre on 8th December 2014, the Hon’ble Chairperson gave away the Royal Civil Service Medals to the civil servants working in the National Council Secretariat. There were three bronze, four silver and one gold (lifetime) medal recipients this year including four Eminent Members of the National Council. They are Hon (Dasho) Karma Yezer Raydi, Hon Kuenlay Tshering, Hon Karma Damchoe Nidup and Hon Tashi Wangmo. Mr. Dorji Gyaltshen, Dzongkha Specialist received the lifetime gold medal on retirement from the civil service in May 2014 after serving the nation for 38 years. Read More »