November 14th, 2014
During the 13th Session, the House passed three resolutions on issues regarding shortage of liquid petroleum gas and kerosene, policy review on import of second hand electric vehicles and rescinding of any office order/s that impede the National Council from conducting its parliamentary duties.
In presenting the follow-up report on issues, the Dy. Chairperson said that the National Council, in his capacity as the Chairperson of the House Committee, said that the Committee did not formally receive any response from the Government on issues pertaining to shortage of LPG and kerosene and Government’s plans on import of second hand electric cars. Read More »
November 12, 2014
The opening ceremony of the 14th Session of National Council began with the Marchang Ceremony in the National Council Hall at 2:30 pm today. Hon’ble Speaker and Secretary General of the National Assembly were present at the ceremony.
In his inaugural address, the Chairperson said that the nation, since yesterday, started to celebrate the 60th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty the 4th Druk Gyalpo. As the 14th Session of the National Council begins, he said that the fraternity of the National Council would like to pay tribute to His Majesty the 4th Druk Gyalpo. He also emphasized that the year-long celebrations are not just meant to mark the 60th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty the 4th Druk Gyalpo, but an occasion for all Bhutanese to reflect on His Majesty’s selfless services rendered to the people of Bhutan and for the security and sovereignty of the country over the last 60 years. Read More »