5 November 2014
The Chairperson cordially welcomed all the participants and expressed his appreciation for their participation. He further said that the purpose of the meeting is for the Committee to listen to the concerns and view of the stakeholders on the Bill passed by the National Assembly during its 3rd session.
Fifteen officials from thirteen relevant agencies, autonomous body, departments and ministries took part in the meeting to comment and share their concerns on the Bill. Read More »
4 November 2014
The Chairperson informed the House that the 14th Session of the National Council will commence on 12th November 2014 and conclude before 9th December 2014.
During the plenary, the House screened the issues submitted by eight dzongkhags, namely, Bumthang, Chhukha, Dagana, Mongar, Thimphu, Punakha, Trashigang and Tsirang. These were related to land, local government entitlement, rape case, reliability of electronic voting machine and education city. The meeting decided to deliberate on the land issues and raise a question on Education City. The House Committee will meet on 7th November 2014 to screen and finalize the constituency related issues. Read More »