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The Ambassador of Bangladesh to Bhutan pays courtesy call on to Hon’ble Chairperson

Posted on : 10 December 2018
His Excellency Jishnu Roy Choudhury, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to Bhutan paid a courtesy call on to His Excellency Hon'ble Tashi Dorji, Chairperson of the National Council of Bhutan today. The Ambassador offered Tashi Khadhar and expressed his heartiest congratulation to the Hon'ble Chairperson. Cordially welcoming the Ambassador, the Hon'ble Chairperson expressed his appreciation for the generous gesture. At the call on, they underlined that Bhutan and…....

Special Committee for TVET makes site visit

Posted on : 06 December 2018
As a part of the TVET review consultative process, members of the Special Committee for TVET made a site visit to Wangchhu Zam construction project, Chubachu. The bridge is being constructed by CDCL at contract amount of Nu.67.44 m with additional work of Nu. 20m. Currently, 45 workers are engaged in the project work, which is scheduled to complete in April 2019.....

Interim Report Presented by Committee

Posted on : 30 November 2018
The Special Committee for TVET of the National Council met with the Hon. Minister and senior officials of MoLHR today in the ministry's conference hall. The committee made a presentation on the interim findings of its review tasks carried out so far. The Chairperson of the committee, Hon. Phuntsho Rapten shared the background and objectives of the review work that concerns the issues of underdevelopment of the TVET sector and…....

Consultative Meeting on the National Plan of Action to Promote Gender Equality in Elected Office

Posted on : 29 November 2018
The Hon’ble Chairperson, Tashi Dorji, Hon’ble Kesang Chuki Dorjee and Hon’ble Nima met with Ms.Sonia Palmieri, Consultant and officials from the National Commission for Women and Children (NCWC) to discuss the National Plan of Action to promote Gender Equality in Elected Office (NAPGEEO). Appreciating and supporting the initiative taken by NCWC towards women empowerment in decision-making, the Hon’ble Chairperson said that the issue has been highlighted as a concern during…....

Public Accounts Committee appoints Chairperson

Posted on : 28 November 2018
In the first meeting conducted by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the third Parliament today, the members unanimously appointed Hon'ble Phuntsho Rapen from the National Council as the Chairperson of the Committee. And Hon'ble Choida Jamtsho from National Assembly as the Deputy Chairperson of the Committee. Other members of the Committee includes Hon'ble Ugyen Tshering, Member of National Council, Hon'ble Dil Maya Rai, Member of National Assembly and Hon'ble…....

Officials of the National Council Secretariat at Gelephu

Posted on : 27 November 2018
The National Council Secretariat is conducting a consultative workshop on strengthening and Capacity building and other pertinent issues related to the functioning of the Secretariat at Gelephu starting today. A total of 19 officials from the Secretariat led by the Secretary General are taking part in the workshop. Today the main discussion was on Institutional building and memory followed by review of the existing job responsibilities of the various divisions.…....

Hon'ble Members attends the third Moenlam Chenmo

Posted on : 27 November 2018
Led by the Hon'ble Chairperson, fourteen Members and Secretariat Staff attended the second day of the on-going Moenlam Chenmo (Great Prayer for the World Peace) at Punakha earlier today. The three day Moenlam Chenmo is presided over by the 70th Je Khenpo, His Holiness Trulku Jigme Choedra. In the afternoon, they also visited the Karbe Chorten Nyingpo Mijur Lhuenpo Monastery for the Jamgoen Moenlam (Supplication to Buddha Maitreya recitation) presided…....

Hon’ble Member at Seminar

Posted on : 26 November 2018
In a seminar organized by Bhutan Democracy Dialogue on “Ideology and Sustainability of Political parties as Institutions of Democracy”, Hon’ble Tashi Wangmo, Eminent Member of the National Council talked on the Democracy and Gross National Happiness (GNH): Bhutan’s approach to Democracy within the context of GNH. Three Hon’ble Members from the National Council also participated in the seminar. Presentations were also made on the importance of party ideology in strengthening…....

National Council Members pay Homage

Posted on : 20 November 2018
The Honorable Members of the National Council led by the Chairperson paid homage to H.H Kathok Situ Rinpoche at an on going Tshedrup (Long life prayer recitation) at the National Memorial Chorten. This annual event was first started in 2014 and it is the 5th round Tshedrup organized by the Kathok Yoesel Samtenling Dratshang.....

Courtesy Call on by the Senators from California

Posted on : 19 November 2018
Delegates from the Senate of California, United States of America paid courtesy call on to the Chairperson late in the afternoon on 16th November 2018. The team was led by Senator Toni G. Atkins (Democrat). The Chairperson expressed his pleasure at welcoming the delegates to the country and noted the experience that can be exchanged for strengthening the friendship and partnership between the two countries. In a short session with…....

Chairperson attends Moenlam Chenmo at Rajgir

Posted on : 16 November 2018
Led by the Chairperson, four members delegates from the National Council attended the three days Moenlam Chenmo presided over by His Holiness the Jekhenpo at Rajgir in India, following the laying of foundation stone for the construction of Bhutanese temple at Rajgir on 11th November. The team arrived today.....

Special Committee for TVET on field visits

Posted on : 12 November 2018
The special committee for TVET led by Dasho Phuntsho Rapten, Eminent NC member had very satisfying consultative meetings with the Principals and teachers of TTIs of Khuruthang and Samthang. The National Council felt that the TVET sector requires a thorough review, based on which several stakeholders’ meetings and field visits are planned and happening.....

Special Committee meets relevant stakeholders

Posted on : 09 November 2018
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Seeing off the Central Monastic body for their winter residence

Posted on : 07 November 2018
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Celebrating the 10th Coronation Day

Posted on : 01 November 2018
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NC Members attending the Asian Parliamentary Assembly Meeting

Posted on : 29 October 2018
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GGC meets with MoHCA

Posted on : 25 October 2018
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GGC continues meeting relevant stakeholders

Posted on : 24 October 2018
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GGC’s consultative meeting with RSTA, RBP and NCWC

Posted on : 23 October 2018
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139th IPU

Posted on : 17 October 2018
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National Council delegation at 139th IPU Assembly in Geneva

Posted on : 15 October 2018
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Consultative meeting by Special Committee of the National Council with the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR).

Posted on : 09 October 2018
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Talking Session with the students of Gaselo Central School

Posted on : 09 October 2018
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The Social and Cultural Affairs Committee (SCAC) holds Consultative meeting with the Gross National Happiness Commission (GNHC)

Posted on : 08 October 2018
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Consultative meeting with Ministry of Labour & Human Resources on Youth Unemployment issue

Posted on : 05 October 2018
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Presentation on Outbreak of Health Care Associated Infections

Posted on : 02 October 2018
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8th Plenary Meeting

Posted on : 28 September 2018
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Natural Resources and Environment Committee’s consultation with the National Land Commission Secretariat

Posted on : 18 September 2018
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National Council Members acquainted with the ‘Monetary Policy’ and ‘Priority Sector Lending’ in Bhutan by the Royal Monetary Authority

Posted on : 17 September 2018
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National Council Members offer Buelwa

Posted on : 15 September 2018
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Natural Resources & Environment Committee’s consultative meeting with Ministry of Agriculture and Forests.

Posted on : 12 September 2018
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The Hon’ble Members of the National Council led by Hon'ble Thrizin witnessed the ongoing Thimphu Lhamoi Drupchen in the Goenkhangchenmo of the Tashichoedzong

Posted on : 10 September 2018
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The National Environment Commission Secretariat makes a presentation to the Hon’ble Members

Posted on : 05 September 2018
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The Department of Culture enlightens the members of National Council on Bhutanese Etiquette, Driglam Namzha.

Posted on : 04 September 2018
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Deputy Resident Representative of UNDP Bhutan calls on Hon’ble Thrizin

Posted on : 03 September 2018
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LC meets with National Law Review Taskforce

Posted on : 23 August 2018
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Gender and Child Sensitization Workshop

Posted on : 20 August 2018
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5th Plenary

Posted on : 17 August 2018
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NC Celebrates the birth anniversary of His Holiness the Je Khenpo

Posted on : 16 August 2018
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A three day Media workshop

Posted on : 14 August 2018
1 th August 2018: With the overall objective of improving public information activities and reaching out to their respective constituencies, the National Council members are attending a three-day workshop on media skills, building strategic collaboration in disseminating parliamentary information and skills required to engage effectively in the social media. With the expertise gained through these initiatives, it is expected that the National Council would be able to regularly brief and…....

NC Members at the Term Ending Sitting of the National Assembly

Posted on : 01 August 2018
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Workshop to develop a strategic roadmap for the 3rd National Council

Posted on : 31 July 2018
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Courtesy Call on to the Hon’ble President, National Legislative Assembly, Parliament of Thailand and Hon’ble Secretary General, King Prajadhipok’s Institute (KPI), Thailand.

Posted on : 16 July 2018
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Hon’ble Chairperson attends the third South Asian Speakers’ Summit in Sri Lanka

Posted on : 14 July 2018
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PAC conducts public hearing to resolve pending audit irregularities

Posted on : 11 July 2018
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Press Conference of the National Council on the Resolution of the 21st Session

Posted on : 29 June 2018
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NC Members offer Tangra

Posted on : 28 June 2018
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The State of the Nation Address by the Prime Minister of Bhutan

Posted on : 28 June 2018
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21st Session of the National Council concludes

Posted on : 27 June 2018
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4th Plenary Meeting

Posted on : 26 June 2018
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