January 4, 2012
The eighth session of the First Parliament of Bhutan commenced today in the National Assembly Hall. The session began with the Pledge of Oath of Allegiance to His Majesty the King by the Members of Parliament as per Article 2.5 of the Constitution of the Kingdom of Bhutan.
Following the inauguration of the session, the National Council inaugurated its eighth session with Marchang ceremony in the afternoon. In his opening address, the Hon’ble Chairperson expressed the profound happiness and well wishes of the Bhutanese people and the National Council to Their Majesties on the successful Royal Wedding that was celebrated last October. He said that the Royal Wedding was imperative for the continuity of the institution of Monarchy and offered prayers for the long lives of Their Majesties. Read More »
December 9, 2011
Mr. Kinga Tshering, the CEO of the DHI Infra and his colleagues made a presentation on the Education City Bill to the Hon’ble Members of National Council today. The Bill has been proposed for introduction in the forthcoming session of Parliament. The objective of the presentation was to highlight the legislative intent and other salient features of the Bill. The presentation was followed by an interactive question and answer session on the various aspects of the Bill and other issues related to the Education City. The presentation, organized by the Economic Affairs Committee was attended by 18 members of the National Council.