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Talking Session with the students of Gaselo Central School

Posted on :09 October 2018

The Hon'ble Chairperson of the National Council had a brief talking session with the students of Gaselo Central School of Wangduephodrang Dzongkhag this afternoon. Sixty students escorted by history teachers visited the Parliament premises as a part of their educational excursion to Thimphu.

Heartily welcoming the students, the Hon'ble Chairperson expressed his appreciation for the initiative taken by the School to visit the Parliament. The Hon'ble Chairperson also stated his interest in carrying out such activities in the schools across the country so as to educate the students on the functioning of the Parliament.

The Hon'ble Chairperson talked briefly on the roles and responsibilities of the Parliament, composition of the two houses and the legislative procedures of the Parliament. The students raised questions on the number of sessions conducted in a year, check and balances in place at the National Council and on the appointment of eminent members.

The tour was carried in order to facilitate authentic learning and expose the students to various topics that they were required to study as part of their curriculum. The students will also be visiting the Zorig Chusum and Folk Heritage Museum among others.

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