January 12, 2012
The National Council today deliberated on the first ever Private Member’s Bill, namely the National Flag Bill of Bhutan 2012. The members-in-charge of the Bill are the Hon’ble Members of Wangduephodrang and Lhuentse Dzongkhags.
The main focus of debate was on whether hoisting of flags in front of Local Government offices and educational institutions and schools should be mandatory. Read More »
January 11, 2012
The National Council today deliberated on the Bhutan Institute of Medical Sciences Bill which has been passed by the National Assembly during the 7th session of Parliament. The Bill was introduced to the National Council on January 9 by the Hon’ble Health Minister.
One area of discussion was whether the institute that would be established under the Bill would be an independent body or an autonomous one. Read More »