November 30, 2012
A seven member delegation led by Thrizin Namgye Penjore of the National Council of Bhutan arrived today, after a four-day visit (26th-30th November 2012) to Dhaka, Bangladesh at the invitation of the Parliament of Bangladesh.
The delegation was cordially received by the Senior Whip and Senior Government Officials of the Parliament of Bangladesh. The team not only met with the Standing Committee on Law, Justices and Parliament Affairs but also called on the Hon’ble Speaker of the House, and witnessed the Hon’ble Prime Minister’s Question and Answer Session. Read More »
November 20, 2012
The National Council members, after having visited their respective constituencies, held a plenary session today to discuss the agenda for the 10th Session of the National Council of Bhutan. His Excellency Lyonpo Namgye Penjore, Chairperson of the National Council, presided over the meeting.
The house decided to deliberate on four legislative issues, ratify four international conventions and discuss two policy issues for the upcoming session.
The legislative issues include the Contract Bill of Bhutan 2011, Alternative Dispute Resolution Bill of Bhutan 2011, Road Bill of Bhutan 2011 and Domestic Violence Prevention Bill of Bhutan 2011.
Ratification of the four international conventions include Agreement on Establishing SAARC Seed Bank, Convention on International Interest in Mobile Equipment, Agreement on Implementation of Regional Standards and SAARC Agreement on Mutual Arrangement on Multilateral Assessment. Read More »