February 08, 2013
The Inaugural Session of the 10th Session of National Council was held today with Zhugdrel Phunsum Tshogpa tendrel presided over by the Hon'ble Chairperson.
The Hon'ble Chairperson welcomed the Hon'ble Members, representatives from the media, other guests, and in particular, the people of Bhutan living across the different regions of the Kingdom watching television and listening to the radio to the 10th Session of the National Council.
The Hon’ble Chairperson expressed deep satisfaction for the successful establishment of a vibrant democracy and expressed his gratitude to His Majesty the King for conferring the Druk Thugsey to the National Council for its dedicated service to the Tsa-Wa-Sum.
The Road Bill of Bhutan, Domestic Violence Prevention Bill of Bhutan and 3 SAARC agreements will be introduced to the House on 13th February, 2013.
February 5, 2013
Yesterday, an eight member delegation led by Mr. Josef Winkler, Vice-President of the German Parliamentary Friendship Group for Relations with the States of South Asia, called on H.E Lyonpo Namgye Penjore, Hon’ble Chairperson of the National Council. The delegation is on a 5 day visit to Bhutan. During their stay they will call on the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Speaker of the National Assembly and the Secretary of the Gross National Happiness Commission.
In welcoming the delegation, the Chairperson informed the group about the earlier high level visits from Germany to the National Council. He also mentioned about the formation of National Council of Bhutan and its roles and responsibilities. Read More »