August 26, 2014
The Natural Resources & Environment Committee conducted a brief session in the National Council’s Conference Hall at 10:30 a.m today. The meeting was conducted to focus on the involvement of the Office of Attorney General (OAG) while drafting the Bio-Safety Bill at the initial stage.
The Committee is conducting a one on one session with various stakeholders to seek their views and concerns on the Bill to thrash out differences and to extend their knowledge on the Bill. Accordingly, a detailed legal feedback on the Bio-Safety Bill was submitted to the Committee by the official from OAG.
August 21, 2014
The new Ambassador of Bangladesh to Bhutan, H. E. Mr. Jishnu Roy Choudhury called on the Hon Chairperson of the National Council, yesterday. The Hon Chairperson extended a warm welcome to the Ambassador and expressed his appreciation at the excellent relationship that exists between Bangladesh and Bhutan. He said that the relationship should extend from the government to people level. Among others, the Hon Chairperson proposed for parliamentary and cultural exchange programs to enhance the engagement. As close neighbours, he said that we needed to know more about each other’s country and culture. To this end, he also proposed for an informal interaction between the Members of the National Council and the diplomatic corps in the Bangladesh Embassy in Bhutan.
H.E. Mr. Jishnu Roy Choudhury expressed his admiration for the friendly people and the pristine environment of Bhutan. Read More »