July 03, 2013
A two-member delegation led by Mr. Takeshi Osuga, Minister (political) Japanese embassy at Delhi called on the Chairperson in his office yesterday. They presented a congratulatory letter from His Excellency Hirata Kenji, President, House of Councillors, National Diet of Japan on the occasion of assumption of office to the Chairperson of the National Council of Bhutan.
The Chairperson expressed his deep appreciation for the generous and kind gesture from H.E. Hirata Kenji and cordially welcomed the delegates. Read More »
June 28, 2013
The Chairperson convened the third plenary sitting of the National Council yesterday to discuss amongst others, the continuity of policy orientations for members and identify members for the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). He congratulated all the Chairpersons and Deputy Chairpersons of the standing committees, who were elected last week by respective committees.
It was agreed that policy briefings on GNH, unemployment, education and the economy would be solicited from different ministries in the next two weeks. The plenary sitting appointed Hon’ble Member Karma Damcho Nidup and Hon’ble Tharchen as members of PAC. PAC is a joint parliamentary committee. The National Assembly, after its elections, would also appoint five members including one from the opposition party. Read More »