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Celebrated 10th Royal Wedding

Posted on : 13 October 2021
His Excellency the Chairperson, Hon’ble Members, Secretary General, Director and the Secretariat staff of the National Council celebrated the 10th Royal Wedding Anniversary with offering of butter lamps and Zhabten for the long and healthy lives of Their Majesties followed by a cake cutting ceremony. The Chairperson also expressed gratitude to three students from Jigme Singye Wangchuck Law School, Tika Ram Basnet, Tashi Norbu and Tshering Zangmo who wrote an…....

Posted on : 12 October 2021
22 parliamentary staff are undergoing a 5-days training on media content creation and effective communication starting from 11th -15th October 2021 at Paro.....

The Social and Cultural Affairs Committee takes consultation meeting on Suicide and Mental Health Issues to the East

Posted on : 12 October 2021
The Social and Cultural Affairs Committee takes consultation meeting on Suicide and Mental Health Issues to the East Towards collecting regional balanced views and perspectives about the Suicide and Mental Health, the Social and Cultural Affairs Committee conducted consultation meetings in Trashigang Dzongkhag on 8th and 9th October. The Committee met with the Dzongdag and relevant officials of Dzongkhag Administration, teachers and students of Trashigang Middle Secondary School, faculties and…....

GGC Conducts Consultative Meeting with BTI on the Anti-Corruption (Amendment) Bill of Bhutan 2021

Posted on : 07 October 2021
The Good Governance Committee (GGC) of the National Council held its consultative meeting with the Bhutan Transparency Initiative (BTI), a Civil Society Organization to discuss on the Anti-Corruption (Amendment) Bill of Bhutan 2021. Six Officials from the BTI led by Hon’ble Chairperson of the Board, Lyonpo Dr. Kinzang Dorji attended the Meeting. Dr. Rinzin Rinzin, Executive Director of BTI shared its proposal on the amendment with justification and rationale of…....

GGC of the Two Houses held Consultative Meeting on the Anti-Corruption (Amendment) Bill of Bhutan 2021

Posted on : 06 October 2021
Hon’ble Members of the Good Governance Committee (GGC) of the National Council and the National Assembly met today to deliberate on the Anti-Corruption (Amendment) Bill of Bhutan 2021. The Committees discussed and debated on the provisions amended by the National Assembly. Hon’ble Members shared views and opinions on the proposed amendment of the Anti-Corruption Commission, and background and rationale of the amendments made by the National Assembly. The Meeting extensively…....

GGC Consultative Meeting with OAG on the Anti-Corruption (Amendment) Bill of Bhutan 2021

Posted on : 05 October 2021
Good Governance Committee (GGC) of the National Council met with the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) to discuss on the Anti-Corruption (Amendment) Bill of Bhutan 2021. Four officials from the Office attended the consultation meeting. The Meeting particularly discussed on the provisions amended by the National Assembly and sought views and opinions of the Office. The Meeting also discussed on the issues concerning constitutionality of prosecution by the Anti-Corruption…....

GGC Consults ACC on the Anti-Corruption (Amendment) Bill of Bhutan 2021

Posted on : 05 October 2021
October 4, 2021: Good Governance Committee (GGC) of the National Council conducted its consultation meeting with the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) of Bhutan to discuss on the Anti-Corruption (Amendment) Bill of Bhutan 2021. Seven officials from the Commission led by Hon’ble Chairperson attended the consultation meeting. The Commission made a comprehensive presentation on proposed amendment submitted to the National Assembly and actual provisions amended by the National Assembly. Subsequent to the…....

Social and Cultural Affairs Committee visits Ugyen Academy and Phuntshothang Higher Secondary School in Punakha.

Posted on : 29 September 2021
The Social and Cultural Affairs Committee visited Ugyen Academy and Phuntshothang Higher Secondary School yesterday to discuss Suicide and Mental Health issues. At the Ugyen Academy, the Committee conducted an extensive interactive session with Principal, Chief Dzongkhag Education Officer, Vice Principal, 11 relevant teachers and 79 students. The discussion revolved around root causes of mental health issues such as family issues, parent-children relationship, substance abuse, online games and cyberbully among…....

SCAC visits Paro Dzongkhag and Paro College of Education on Suicide and Mental Health Issues

Posted on : 21 September 2021
SCAC visits Paro Dzongkhag and Paro College of Education on Suicide and Mental Health Issues The Social and Cultural Affairs Committee visited Paro Dzongkhag Administration in the morning yesterday to discuss suicide and mental health issues with the relevant officials there. Led by Dasho Dzongrab, the Dzongkhag Thrizin, Mangmi, Thromde Thuemi and a representative from the Royal Bhutan Police, Chief Dzongkhag Education Officer, Dzongkhag Health Officer, RENEW focal, as well…....

The Ministry of Education (MoE) consults Parliament of Bhutan on Education Roadmap for the 21st Century

Posted on : 14 September 2021
The Ministry of Education (MoE) consults Parliament of Bhutan on Education Roadmap for the 21st Century The meeting was attended by the Hon'ble Chairperson, Hon'ble Speaker and Hon'ble Opposition Leader as well as Hon'ble Members from the National Council and National Assembly. The Secretary General, Director of National Council Secretariat, Director of National Assembly Secretariat also attended the consultations. The presentation was followed by a Q&A session.....

The Public Accounts Committee conducts consultation meetings with Chukha Dzongkhag and Dratshang Lhentshog

Posted on : 14 September 2021
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) along with a team from the Royal Audit Authority conducted a consultative meeting with Dzongkhag and Gewog administrations of Chukha in the morning and with Dratshang Lhentshog in the afternoon at the Lhen-zom Khangzang in the National Assembly today to discuss the unresolved financial irregularities as reported in the Annual Audit Report 2020. While some issues were resolved during the meeting the remaining unresolved issues…....

NREC consults BCCI

Posted on : 13 September 2021
NREC consults BCCI The Natural Resources and Environment Committee of the National Council had a virtual meeting with the officials of the Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) today.The meeting is a part of the ongoing review of the State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) under the Ministry of Finance. The meeting highlighted the private sector's views on the SOEs; impact of SOEs to the private sector; and possibilities of privatization…....

The Public Accounts Committee conducts consultation meetings with Dzongkhag & Gewog Administrations of Thimphu, Paro & Haa.

Posted on : 11 September 2021
The Public Accounts Committee conducts consultation meetings with Dzongkhag & Gewog Administrations of Thimphu, Paro & Haa. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) along with a team from the Royal Audit Authority conducted a consultative meeting with Dzongkhag and Gewog administrations of Thimphu, Paro & Haa at the Lhen-zom Khangzang in the National Assembly to discuss the unresolved financial irregularities as reported in the Annual Audit Report 2020. The meeting could…....

The Social and Cultural Affairs Committee visits Dechencholing and Changangkha Schools in Thimphu.

Posted on : 10 September 2021
The Social and Cultural Affairs Committee visits Dechencholing and Changangkha Schools in Thimphu. Recognizing that young boys and girls are most vulnerable to the issue of suicide and mental health, SCAC visited Dechencholing Higher Secondary School in the afternoon yesterday and Changangkha Middle Secondary School earlier today to understand the situation in the schools. School Counsellor from Dechencholing shared that family issues such as divorce, alcoholic parents and lack of…....

Presentation by Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Bhutan’s Foreign Policy and its Implementation

Posted on : 10 September 2021
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) presented Bhutan’s Foreign Policy and its implementation to the Members of the National Council. The Ministry has started to outreach its programmes with objectives to familiarize stakeholders and agencies on Bhutan’s Foreign Policy, share MFA’s role and functions, to strengthen collaboration and coordination. Hon. Members were briefed on the overview of Bhutan’s Foreign Policy, Conduct of Foreign Relations, Protocol and Consular Services, Challenges, and…....

The Public Accounts Committee continues consultation meetings with

Posted on : 09 September 2021
The Public Accounts Committee continues consultation meetings with Autonomous Agencies, Corporations & Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) along with a team from the Royal Audit Authority led by the Deputy Auditor General continued its consultative meeting with Autonomous Agencies, Corporations and NGOs at the Lhen-zom Khangzang in the National Assembly to discuss the unresolved financial irregularities as reported in the Annual Audit Report 2020. The meeting today…....

Presentation on Youth Engagement Platform by UNDP

Posted on : 09 September 2021
A team from the UNDP led by the Ms. Azusa Kubota, Resident Representative to Bhutan made a presentation at the National Council today on a Youth Engagement Platform, an online polling platform where youths can express their concerns and also start online conversations to crowd source sustainable solution. UNDP piloted the engagement platform for youths in April this year. The platform is a tool that would be helpful for the…....

The Public Accounts Committee meets with Autonomous Agencies, Corporations &

Posted on : 08 September 2021
The Public Accounts Committee meets with Autonomous Agencies, Corporations & Non-Governmental Organizations. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) along with a team from the Royal Audit Authority led by the Deputy Auditor General conducted a consultative meeting with Autonomous Agencies (Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Science of Bhutan, Bhutan Football Federation, Bhutan Council for School Examinations and Assessment & Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital), Corporations (Natural Resources Development Corporation Limited…....

Appointment of new Secretary General for the National Council

Posted on : 08 September 2021
Appointment of new Secretary General for the National Council September 8, 2021: His Majesty The King conferred Tashi Khadar to Kinga Dakpa, Secretary General of the National Council at the Tashichhodzong today. Prior to his current appointment, he served as the Director General of the Royal Education Council. The National Council family warmly welcomes and offers our heartfelt congratulations.....

Public Accounts Committee consults Thimphu Thromde

Posted on : 07 September 2021
Public Accounts Committee (PAC) conducted a consultative meeting with Thimphu Thromde at National Council Plenary Hall to review and get update on the unresolved financial irregularities of Thimphu Thromde as reported in the Annual Audit Report 2020. The committee after an extensive discussion on the issues could facilitate to resolve some issues and some remained unresolved. It was observed that most of the issues were related to lapses occurred due…....

Ongoing Lhamoi Drupchen

Posted on : 07 September 2021
Led by the Hon'ble Chairperson, the Members and Secretariat staff of the National Council attended the ongoing Lhamoi Drupchen of Tashichhodzong this morning from 3 am to 6 am. Lhamoi Drupchen is dedicated to the female protective deity, Pelden Lhamo. The rituals are being performed exclusively in the shrine for the past two weeks by the monks of the Central Monastic Body.....

Discussing Suicide and Mental Health issues

Posted on : 07 September 2021
Discussing Suicide and Mental Health issues In continuation with the stakeholders consultation, the Social and Cultural Affairs Committee (SCAC) met with the Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) at the National Council conference hall, in the morning. Representatives from the Chithuen Phendey Tshogpa (CPT), Youth Development Fund (YDF), RENEW, Ability Bhutan Society (ABS), Phensem Parent Support Group (PPSG), and Draktsho Vocational Training Centre for Special Children (DVTCSC) attended the meeting. Advocacy, counselling,…....

The Public Accounts Committee meets with the Royal University of Bhutan

Posted on : 07 September 2021
The Public Accounts Committee meets with the Royal University of Bhutan. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) conducted a consultative meeting with Royal University of Bhutan along with a team from the Royal Audit Authority led by the Deputy Auditor General at the Lhen-zom Khangzang in the National Assembly today to discuss the unresolved financial irregularities as reported in the Annual Audit Report 2020. Since most of the cases are sub-judice,…....

SCAC met with MoE, NCWC and RBP today

Posted on : 06 September 2021
The Social and Cultural Affairs Committee (SCAC) met with the Ministry of Education (MoE), National Commission for Women and Children (NCWC) and Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) today. The NCWC made a presentation on their mandate and services. Last year, 448 clients availed counselling services through the 1098 hotline on various mental health issues. Through the discussions, the Director General Dasho Karma Drukpa and Protection Officer also highlighted the challenges on…....

The Public Accounts Committee meets with the officials from

Posted on : 06 September 2021
The Public Accounts Committee meets with the officials from the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Labor and Human Resources, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs (Royal Bhutan Police, Department of Culture and Department of Immigration). The Public Accounts Committee conducted a consultative meeting in the morning with the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Finance & Ministry of Labor and Human Resources. Subsequently,…....

The Social and Cultural Affairs Committee visited schools

Posted on : 03 September 2021
The Social and Cultural Affairs Committee visited Khasadrapchu MSS in the morning today to get their views on suicide and mental health situation in the schools. The meeting was attended by the Principal, counselor, relevant teachers and 6 student representatives including school captains, health captains and peer helpers in the school. In the afternoon, the committee visited Motithang HSS where the meeting was attended by the Principal, counselor, relevant teachers…....

Legislative Committee met with the Judges and officials of Paro Dzongkhag

Posted on : 03 September 2021
As a part of the ongoing consultative process, the Legislative Committee met with the Judges and officials of Paro Dzongkhag Court to discuss on the principles, nature and issues concerning the Civil Liability/Torts Bill. This is also to help understand the nature and complexity of different cases before the court that have relation to Torts and facilitate possible way forward to address the current limitations and challenges among others in…....

The Public Accounts Committee meets with officials from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests.

Posted on : 03 September 2021
The Public Accounts Committee meets with officials from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests. The Public Accounts Committee conducted a consultative meeting with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests along with a team from the Royal Audit Authority (RAA) led by the Deputy Auditor General at the Lhen-zom Khangzang in the National Assembly today. The meeting was held to discuss the unresolved financial irregularities as reported in the Annual Audit…....

The Public Accounts Committee meets with officials from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests.

Posted on : 03 September 2021
The Public Accounts Committee meets with officials from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests. The Public Accounts Committee conducted a consultative meeting with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests along with a team from the Royal Audit Authority (RAA) led by the Deputy Auditor General at the Lhen-zom Khangzang in the National Assembly today. The meeting was held to discuss the unresolved financial irregularities as reported in the Annual Audit…....

The Public Accounts Committee meets with the Royal Monetary Authority & three Financial Institutions.

Posted on : 01 September 2021
The Public Accounts Committee meets with the Royal Monetary Authority & three Financial Institutions. The Public Accounts Committee conducted a consultative meeting with Royal Monetary Authority and three financial institutions of Bhutan; Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan Limited, Bhutan Development Bank Limited and Bank of Bhutan Limited along with a team from Royal Audit Authority led by the Deputy Auditor General at National Council Plenary Hall today. The meeting was…....

Legislative Committee has initiated the drafting of a Civil Liability/Torts Act for the country

Posted on : 01 September 2021
In accordance with the Resolution of the of the 27th Session of the National Council, the Legislative Committee has initiated the drafting of a Civil Liability/Torts Act for the country. As part of the drafting process, the Committee is meeting the relevant stakeholders. The Committee met the officials from the Office of Attorney General in the morning and and the Royal Bhutan Police in the afternoon.....

Public Accounts Committee Consults Various ministries

Posted on : 31 August 2021
Public Accounts Committee (PAC) conducted a consultative meeting with Ministry of Information & Communication (MoIC), Ministry of Education (MoE), Ministry of Economic Affairs (MoEA) and Ministry of Works and Human Settlement (MoWHS) at National Council Plenary Hall to review and get update on the unresolved financial irregularities as reported in the Annual Audit Report 2020. The committee could successfully facilitate to resolve some issues and the remaining issues were directed…....

Social & Cultural Affairs Committee meets Dratshang

Posted on : 30 August 2021
འབྲུག་གི་རྒྱལ་ཡོངས་ཚོགས་སྡེའི་ མི་སྡེ་དང་ལམ་སྲོལ་ལས་དོན་ཚོགས་ཆུང་གིས་ སྤྱི་ཚེས་ ༣༠/༠༨/༢༠༢༡ ལུ་ གཞུང་གྲྭ་ཚང་དང་གཅིག་ཁར་ རང་སྲོག་རང་གཅད་དང་ སེམས་ཁམས་འཕྲོད་བསྟེན་དང་འབྲེལ་བའི་ གནད་དོན་གུ་ གྲོས་བསྟུན་ཞལ་འཛོམས་ཅིག་ཚོགས་གནང་ཡི། གཞུང་གྲྭ་ཚང་གི་ གཙུག་ལག་སློབ་དཔོན་རིན་པོ་ཆེ གི་དབུ་གཙོས་ཏེ་གཞན་ཉེ་འདབས་ལུ་ཡོད་པའི་སློབ་གྲྭ་ཁག་གི་ དབུ་འཛིན་དང་ གཞན་འབྲེལ་ཡོད་འགོ་དཔོན་རྣམས་ཀྱིས་ ཞལ་འཛོམས་ནང་བཅའ་མར་གཏོགས་གནང་ཡོདཔ་ཨིན། གཞུང་གྲྭ་ཚང་གི་རང་སྲོག་གཅད་ནི་འདི་ ནང་པའི་ཆོས་ཀྱི་ཁ་ཐུག་ལས་འབད་རུང་ མ་རུངམ་ཅིག་ཨིནམ་མ་ཚད་ རང་སྲོག་གཅད་མ་བཏུབ་པའི་སྐོར་ལས་ ཆོས་ཕྱོགས་ཀྱི་གོ་བརྡའི་ལས་རིམ་ཚུ་གནང་ཡོད་པའི་ཁར་ ནད་ཡམས་དང་ རྒྱལ་ཁབ་ཀྱི་གནས་སྟངས་ དེ་ལས་དུས་ཀྱི་འགྱུར་བ་དང་བསྟུན་ ཆོས་བཤད་ཀྱི་ལས་རིམ་ཚུ་་མི་སྡེབརྡ་རྒྱུད་ལག་ལེན་འཐབ་ཐོག་ལས་ཐབས་ཤེས་སྣ་ཚོགས་སྟོན་ཏེ་མི་སྡེའི་ཞབས་ཏོག་ག་དེ་དྲག་དྲག་མཛད་གནང་པའི་སྐོར་ལས་གསུང་པའི་ཁར་ད་ལས་ཕར་འདི་བཟུམ་མའི་མི་སྡེ་ནང་གི་སྟབས་མ་བདེ་བའི་དཀའ་ངལ་ཚུ་བཀག་ཐབས་ཀྱི་ཞལ་བཀོད་དངབཀའ་སློབ་ཚུ་ཡང་གསུངས་གནང་ཡི། མཇུག་ར་ ཚོགས་ཆུང་གིས་ ང་བཅས་རའི་རྒྱལ་ཁབ་ནང་ ནད་ཡམས་ཀོ་ཝིཌ་ ༡༩ བཟློག་ཐབས་ཀྱི་དོན་ལུ་ སྐྱབས་རྗེ་རྗེ་མཁན་རིན་པོ་ཆེ མཆོག་གི་དབུ་གཙོས་པའི་གཞུང་གྲྭ་ཚང་གིས་སློབ་དཔོན་ལྷན་རྒྱས་ཀྱི་འགོ་འདྲེན་ཐོག་ རྫོང་ཁག་གི་བླམ་གནས་བརྟན་དང་སྒྲུབ་སྡེ་དང་བཤད་གྲྭ་ཁག་གི་བླམ་སློབ་དཔོན་ གྲྭ་ཚང་འཕགས་པའི་དགེ་འདུན་རྣམས་ཀྱིས་ རྒྱལ་ཁབ་དང་མི་སེར་གྱི་སྐུ་རིམ་མང་རབས་ཅིག་སྒྲུབ་གནང་མི་འདི་ལུ་ བཀའ་དྲིན་དགའ་ཚོར་ཡོད་པའི་སྐོར་ལས་ཞུ་ཞིན་ན་ ཞལ་འཛོམས་གྲོལ་གནང་ཡི།....

NREC Consults MoEA

Posted on : 30 August 2021
30th August, 2021: The Natural Resources and Environment Committee (NREC) of the National Council held virtual consultative meeting with the officials of the Ministry of Economic Affairs today. The concerned officials presented on the implementation status of the Companies Act, 2016; PoL services and subsidies; and the wholesale and retail businesses, followed by a question and answer session. The meeting is a part of the ongoing review of the State-Owned…....

De-suup Karma Gyeltshen is currently doing his De-suup duty in Tashiyangtse Dzongkhag.

Posted on : 30 August 2021
De-suup Karma Gyeltshen is currently doing his De-suup duty in Tashiyangtse Dzongkhag. As part of his northern border deployment, he will be visiting outposts there with De-suup Kinga Phuntsho from the NC Secretariat. De-suup Anand Rai and De-suup Yonten have completed their one month southern border duty at Sarpang. For the next two weeks, Hon'ble Anand Rai will be conducting meetings with the public of his constituency.....

SCAC consults UN Agencies and Save the Children

Posted on : 27 August 2021
SCAC consults UN Agencies and Save the Children The Social and Cultural Affairs Committee conducted a meeting with UN agencies and Save The Children this morning on suicide and mental health. Led by the UN Resident Coordinator, the Resident Representatives of UNDP and UNICEF, UNODC National Program Coordinator, representative from the WHO and the Deputy National Director of Save the Children attended the meeting. The UNICEF Resident Representative on behalf…....

The SCAC visited Ati Foundation to meet the representatives of Religious Organizations

Posted on : 26 August 2021
The SCAC visited Ati Foundation in the morning today to meet the representatives of Religious Organizations registered under Choedey Lhentshog. Representatives of 7 ROs including the current and the former Nyingma Representatives shared their experiences and programs as well as challenges faced. The Committee on behalf of the house expressed gratitude and appreciation to the ROs for conducting various religious activities in response to the Covid 19 pandemic.....

The Social and Cultural Affairs Committee Consults Bhutan Narcotics Control Authority.

Posted on : 24 August 2021
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SCAC holds consultation meeting with Sarpang Dzongkhag and CSOs

Posted on : 23 August 2021
The Social and Cultural Affairs Committee (SCAC) conducted a virtual consultation meeting with the stakeholders of Sarpang Dzongkhag in the morning on suicide and mental health issues. In the interactive virtual meeting, 50 participants from the Dzongkhag, Thromde, Drungkhag, RBP, Schools and hospitals reported the plans and programmes that they have initiated and shared some of the challenges encountered while responding to the various challenges in the education and health…....

Social and Cultural Affairs Committee meets staff at the Thimphu Thromde and Dzongkhag Administration.

Posted on : 20 August 2021
The Social and Cultural Affairs Committee visited the Thimphu Thromde Administration in the afternoon yesterday to discuss Suicide and Mental Health issues in Bhutan. Led by the Thrompon, the meeting was attended by 11 participants including the Thromde Education Officer, Principals, and school counselors. They shared their experiences, anecdotes, and challenges faced while dealing with such issues and also made recommendations for its prevention. Earlier today the committee visited the…....

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) conducted

Posted on : 20 August 2021
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) conducted its meeting today with Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to discuss on the unresolved financial irregularities of ACC as reported in Annual Audit Report (AAR) 2020 and to follow up and get update on the pending cases with ACC. It was reported that, as of now, a total of 37 ongoing cases are with ACC, most out of which are pending due to the death and…....

UNICEF Representative Call on

Posted on : 18 August 2021
UNICEF Representative Call on the Chairperson of Social and Cultural Affairs Committee The UNICEF Representative to the Country Office in Bhutan Dr. Will Parks made a courtesy call on the new Chairperson of the Social and Cultural Affairs Committee today. On behalf of the committee the Chairperson welcomed Dr. Parks and team and expressed her gratitude to the UNICEF for its constant support for the well being of children in…....

De-suup

Posted on : 17 August 2021
17 August, 2021: De-suup Jigme Wangchuk reported for Southern Border duty at Samdrup Jongkhar Dzongkhag. He has been appointed as an Advisor to the De-suung office there. The National Council family would like to thank the Deputy Chairperson, Hon'ble Jigme Wangchuk for his sincere dedication and volunteerism spirit.....

Felicitation on 75th Independence Day of India.

Posted on : 14 August 2021
The Chairperson, Hon'ble Members and staff of the National Council would like to join the nation in offering our heartfelt facilitation to the people of India on the occasion of their 75th Independence Day.....

NC Eminent Member appointed as MoLHR Secretary.

Posted on : 14 August 2021
NC Eminent Member appointed as MoLHR Secretary. 14 August, 2021: His Majesty The King conferred Tashi Khadar to Hon’ble Tashi Wangmo, Eminent Member of National Council for her appointment as Secretary of the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources at the Tashichhodzong today. Prior to her current appointment, Dasho has served as an Eminent Member of National Council from 2008. During her tenure in National Council as an Eminent Member,…....

De-suup Lhatu reported for Northern Border duty

Posted on : 13 August 2021
13 August, 2021: De-suup Lhatu reported for Northern Border duty at Trashigang Dzongkhag. The National Council family would like to thank Dasho Lhatu for his sincere dedication and volunteerism spirit.....

The Public Accounts Committee updates

Posted on : 13 August 2021
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) met with the Dzongkhag Administration and Gewogs of Punakha & Wangdue Phodrang at Punakha Dzongkhag Tshogdu Hall to consult and get update on the unresolved financial irregularities as reported in the Annual Audit Report 2020. The Chairperson of PAC reported to the meeting that a total of Nu.2051.233 billion worth of unresolved financial irregularities has been reported in the Annual Audit Report 2020. It was…....

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) met with Gasa Dzongkhag

Posted on : 12 August 2021
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The Social and Cultural Affairs Committee resumes Consultation meetings

Posted on : 12 August 2021
The Social and Cultural Affairs Committee resumes Consultation meetings on Review of Suicide and Mental Health Issues in Bhutan. The Social and Cultural Affairs Committee of the National Council conducted a virtual meeting with Samtse Dzongkhag Administration as part of the review of Suicide and Mental Health Issues in Bhutan. Led by the Dzongrab, 18 relevant officials including Dzongkhag Health Officer, Dzongkhag Education Officer and School Counsellors from the Dzongkhag…....

The Public Accounts Committee

Posted on : 11 August 2021
11th August, 2021: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) met with the management of Punatsangchhu Hydroelectric Power Authority - I & II today to consult and get update on the unresolved financial irregularities as reported in the Annual Audit Report 2020. After an extensive deliberation the meeting could resolved some issues and some remained to be resolved after the submission of work completion report to RAA by 31st August 2021. The…....
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