Following the plenary session of the National Council last week the Joint Committee of the Parliament on Custom Bill convened for its first meeting to discuss the disputed clauses of the Bill yesterday morning.
The Hon’ble Member Khandu Wangchuk of National Assembly was elected as the Chairperson and Hon’ble Tashi Phuntsho of National Council as the Deputy Chairperson of the Joint Committee.
While the members were able to come into consensus on some of the provisions, however on the unresolved clauses, the Committee resolved to re-discuss upon deliberating with their respective Houses.
A total of twenty-two officials including the members of the National Council and the National Assembly attended the meeting.
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