May 28, 2013
The Hon’ble Chairperson of the National Council, HE (Dr) Sonam Kinga was formally received in the office by Hon’ble Members and officials of the Secretariat today at 10.30 am. Following the offering of Tashi Zegyed and Zhugdrel Phuensum Tshogpai Tendrel, the Hon’ble Members, Secretariat staff and other well wishers offered Tashi Khadhar to the Chairperson who received Dakyen from His Majesty the King on 25th May, 2013.
After the ceremony, the Hon’ble Chairperson offered Tashi Khadhar to the Hon’ble Members in their respective chambers.
May 25, 2013
Today, on the very auspicious day of Duechen Ngazom, His Majesty the King conferred Dakyen to the Chairperson of the National Council. The Chairperson was conferred orange scarf and patang while the rest of the members received blue kabney and patang.
Of the 25 members serving for the second term of the National Council, His Majesty the King had re-nominated the former five eminent members, 6 members from the First National Council were re-elected, and 14 members were newly elected from the remaining 14 Dzongkhags. Read More »