February 13, 2013
The Domestic Violence Prevention Bill of Bhutan 2012, the Road Bill of Bhutan 2012 and three SAARC agreements, namely, the Agreement on Establishing the SAARC Seed Bank, the SAARC Agreement on Multilateral Arrangement on Recognition of Conformity Assessment, and the SAARC Agreement on Implementation of Regional Standards were introduced in the National Council today.
Introducing the Domestic Violence Prevention Bill, the Hon’ble Minister for Education submitted that the main aim of such legislation was to reduce and eradicate violence and to create harmonious families in society. After the Agreement on Establishing the SAARC Seed Bank was introduced by Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture and Forest, the House ratified it. Read More »
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.