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National Council Sungkhop receives Toedtshi Jim

Posted on : 24 September 2020
National Council Sungkhop receives Toedtshi Jim His Eminence Dorji Lopen of the Zhung Dratshang offered Toestshi Jim to Lopen Rinchen Dorji, Sungkhop of the National Council of Bhutan on 24th September, 2020. Lopen Rinchen has been serving as the Sungkhop of the National Council from 2018. We offer our heartfelt congratulations and best wishes on his promotion.....

Thimphu Lhamoi Drupchen

Posted on : 17 September 2020
Led by the Hon. Chairperson, the Chairperson of the Committees represented the National Council to offer prayers at the Thimphu Lhamoi Drupchen this morning. Unlike previous years the Zhung Dratshang restricts the number of visitors owing to the current pandemic.....

New Director for National Council

Posted on : 10 September 2020
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Updated toll free numbers for National, Central, Eastern and Southern Regions of Bhutan.

Posted on : 19 August 2020
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Updates on COVID -19 Situation to the Parliament

Posted on : 31 July 2020
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The Legislative Committee of the National Council continued its consultation meetings

Posted on : 30 July 2020
The Legislative Committee of the National Council continued its consultation meetings with the key stakeholders in Phuentsholing. In the meeting today, the State Mining Corporation highlighted its concerns about certain provisions of the Mines and Minerals Bill 2020, including it's performance. Earlier yesterday, the members of Legislative Committee visited river dredging sites on the bank of Amochhu followed by the meeting with the Bhutan Exporters Association and others in the…....

The members of the Natural Resources and Environment Committee

Posted on : 30 July 2020
The members of the Natural Resources and Environment Committee is at Paro conducting consultative meeting with National CSI Development Bank Limited to understand the mechanism of providing loans to the farmers at minimal interest rates for agriculture production and Marketing. During the meeting, the officials from CSI made a presentation on the loan application process and procedures and also briefed the Committee on the background & mandates of the bank.…....

Farewell Call On to the Chairperson by the Auditor General

Posted on : 28 July 2020
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Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill of the Kingdom of Bhutan 2020

Posted on : 23 July 2020
The Natural Resources and Environment Committee (NREC) met with nine relevant stakeholders such as financial institutions, Royal Monetary Authority, Judiciary, Royal Bhutan Police and private contractors to discuss on the Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill of the Kingdom of Bhutan 2020. Besides the members of the Committee, interested members also took part in the discussion. Cordially welcoming the participants, Hon. Karma Gyeltshen, Chair to the Committee in highlighting the background of…....

Economic Affairs Committee Meets Ministry of Finance

Posted on : 22 July 2020
On 21st July 2020, the Economic Affairs Committee of the National Council convened meeting with the Ministry of Finance to discuss the Charter of SAARC Development Fund (Amendment) Bill 2020. During the meeting, the officials from the Ministry of Finance highlighted a brief background on the SAARC Development Fund Charter and reasons for the proposed amendment to the Charter. With the proposed amendment, there will be positive impact on regional…....

Legislative Committee continues with its Stakeholders meeting

Posted on : 21 July 2020
On 20 July 2020, the Legislative Committee of the National Council continued its Stakeholder consultation meeting with Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry the Proprietors and Representatives of the Private Mining Industries on the Mines and Minerals Bill of Bhutan 2020. A brief presentation was made highlighting the issues and concerns of Mining in Bhutan and the challenges they faced. They also share their views, comments on some of the…....

NC Members offer prayers and Butter Lamp

Posted on : 21 July 2020
The National Council members led by Deputy Chairperson offered prayers and butter lamps in the Memorial Chorten for the deceased who sacrificed their lives in rescuing the people who were stranded in Mao chhu yesterday in Gelephu. It coincided with the moenlam (prayer) for the death anniversary of our beloved Third Druk Gyalpo Jigme Dorji Wangchuck which was presided by Le tshog Lopen of the Zhung Dratshang. Our heartfelt condolences…....

Farewell Call On to The Chairperson

Posted on : 20 July 2020
Today, the Chairperson of the Anti-Corruption Commission, Kinley Yangzom and the Commissioner for the Anti-Corruption Commission, Jamtsho paid a farewell call to the Chairperson of the National Council of Bhutan. Chairperson Kinley Yangzom of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) was appointed to the Constitutional post on 31st July 2015 for a fixed term of five years. Prior to this she served as Commissioner in the Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) from…....

Good Governance Committee on Annual Report 2019

Posted on : 17 July 2020
Today Anti Corruption Commission led by their Chairperson made a presentation to Good Governance Committee on their Annual Report 2019. The presentation is made annually to update the Good Governance Committee with the corruption trend in the country based on the National Integrity Assessment conducted by ACC in collaboration with National Barometer Survey Report of Bhutan Transparency Initiative (BTI). Some members from other committees also actively took part during the…....

Legislative Committee Consults with Stakeholders

Posted on : 13 July 2020
The Legislative Committee of the National Council continued its public consultation meetings on the Mines and Minerals Bill with the Department of Geology and Mines (DGM) in the morning, and the Anti- Corruption Commission (ACC) and the Royal Audit Authority (RAA) together in the afternoon today. The DGM highlighted the processes leading up to the final version of the bill, its rationales and salient features. On the other hand, the…....

Social and Cultural Affairs Committee completes consultation meetings on BIMSTEC Convention

Posted on : 08 July 2020
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Social and Cultural Affairs Committee completes consultation meetings on BIMSTEC Convention

Posted on : 08 July 2020
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Social and Cultural Affairs begins with its Consultative meeting

Posted on : 06 July 2020
Earlier today, the Social and Cultural Affairs Committee conducted a consultative meeting with the Department of Law and Order (DLO), Royal Bhutan Police and Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the BIMSTEC Convention on Cooperation in International Terrorism, Transnational Organized Crime and Illicit Drug Trafficking which will be tabled in the upcoming session. The nodal agency, DLO made a presentation on the National Interest Analysis report on the ratification of the…....

RCSC meets with GGC

Posted on : 02 July 2020
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FRC elects Chairperson and the Dy. Chairperson

Posted on : 23 June 2020
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Chairperson hosts lunch for de-suung staff

Posted on : 19 June 2020
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NC offers Tashi Khadhar to the new Chief Justice of Bhutan

Posted on : 17 June 2020
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Committees appoint new chair & deputy chair

Posted on : 17 June 2020
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NC offers tangra

Posted on : 16 June 2020
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25th Session concludes

Posted on : 16 June 2020
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NC adopts Budget Bills

Posted on : 15 June 2020
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Deliberation on budget continues

Posted on : 12 June 2020
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NC deliberates on Budget

Posted on : 11 June 2020
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Finance Minister introduces Budget Bills

Posted on : 10 June 2020
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25th Session of the National Council begins

Posted on : 09 June 2020
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Parliamentary Committee on COVID-19 Preparedness and Response meets with Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators

Posted on : 27 May 2020
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The Chairperson graces the passing out parade of 39th DeSuung Accelerated Training Programme

Posted on : 23 May 2020
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Conclusion of Medicine Buddha Mantra Recitation

Posted on : 02 May 2020
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Parliamentary Committee for COVID-19 Preparedness and Response meets the Health Minister and the Technical Advisory Group for COVID-19

Posted on : 02 April 2020
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7th Meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on the COVID-19 Preparedness and Response

Posted on : 25 March 2020
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Mantra recitation count

Posted on : 23 March 2020
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Mantra recitation count

Posted on : 23 March 2020
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Parliamentary Committee on COVID19 Preparedness and Responses Advisory Recommendations to the Government.

Posted on : 18 March 2020
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Parliamentary Committee on COVID19 Preparedness and Responses Advises the Government

Posted on : 17 March 2020
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Natural Resources & Environment Committee elects Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson

Posted on : 13 March 2020
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His Majesty appoints Eminent Member Karma Tshering as the Secretary of the Ministry of Economy Affairs

Posted on : 13 March 2020
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Adhoc Joint Parliamentary Committee on COVID-19 Preparedness and Response

Posted on : 12 March 2020
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Secretariat Staff Meeting

Posted on : 10 March 2020
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Joint Parliamentary Committee on Sustainable Development Goals holds its First meeting

Posted on : 09 March 2020
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MP contributes one month salary for COVID-19

Posted on : 09 March 2020
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NC members offers Tangra

Posted on : 05 March 2020
Led by His Excellency the Chairperson, Hon. Members and the secretariat staff visited Dechenphu Lhakhang and Tashichho Dzong to offer Tangra. The offering is carried out every after the closing session as a token of appreciation for successfully concluding the session of the National Council....

The 24th Session of the National Council concludes

Posted on : 05 March 2020
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Re-deliberation on the Ministers and Minister Equivalent Post Holders’ Entitlement Bill of the Kingdom of Bhutan 2019.

Posted on : 04 March 2020
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Re-deliberation on Impeachment Procedure Bill of the Kingdom of Bhutan 2019

Posted on : 04 March 2020
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Joint Sitting adopts five recommendations on the PAC review report

Posted on : 03 March 2020
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