August 13, 2014
The members of Natural Resources & Environment Committee and a few other members of the National Council had a consultation meeting with an environment specialist from National Environment Commission (NEC) on the Bio-safety Bill 2014 in the National Council’s Conference Hall yesterday.
The Bill was passed by the National Assembly in the last session and is currently being reviewed by the NREC of the National Council to be deliberated in the forthcoming winter session of the Parliament. The Committee has already conducted several rounds of consultative meetings with the relevant stakeholders on the Bill.
As much as the NEC supports the need for such a Bill, they are of the view that the Bill needs to clearly articulate the powers and responsibilities of different agencies involved to avoid duplication, confusion and inefficiency during its implementation. Read More »
12 August 2014
The National Council had the rare honor of playing a friendly football match with the team led by His Majesty the King at the Changlingmithang Football Stadium at 6.00 PM, yesterday. The members and staff of the National Council watched the match with great enthusiasm. For the National Council members, it was a refreshing break from their usual office works.
His Majesty the King also granted a photo opportunity to all the players as well as the members and the staff of the Secretariat at the end of the match.