September 23, 2013
An eight member parliamentary delegation from Sri Lanka led by the Hon’ble Speaker of Parliament His Excellency Mr. Chamal Jayantha Rajapaksa arrived in the Kingdom this morning at 6.30 am from Bangkok. At Paro International Airport, the delegation was received by Dasho (Dr.) Sonam Kinga, Hon’ble Chairperson of the National Council of Bhutan; Hon’ble Karma Yezer Raydi, Chairperson, Foreign Relations Committee; Hon’ble Tashi Wangyel, Chairperson, Economic Affairs Committee, and Mr. Tshewang Norbu, Secretary General of the National Council.
On arrival at Hotel River View, in a ceremonial tea reception (Soelja Dresi), the delegation was received Read More »
20 September 2013
1. Question Hour:The Question Hour session with the Hon’ble Home and Cultural Affairs Minister was held this afternoon at 2.30 pm. The Hon’ble Member of Sarbang Dzongkhag submitted his question on border security, measures that the Government is taking to solve cases of kidnapping particularly in the southern regions of the country and other issues that may arise in future.
The Hon’ble Minster of Home and Cultural Affairs said that border security is one of the major concerns of the Government. He recalled the measures and strategies taken by the previous Government to safeguard people living in towns and villages in Southern Bhutan. He said that the current Government would take all necessary measures to ensure safety and security of people living in the border areas.
The Minister assured that the ministry would endeavor to promote interactions with people living across the border and relevant officials and agencies in India at all levels.
2. Proposed Resolutions of Annual Anti-Corruption Commission 2012
The House adopted the Annual Anti-Corruption Commission Report 2012 as proposed by the Good Governance Committee. Read More »