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Closing Press Conference of the 22nd session of the National Council

Posted on :24 January 2019

The Spokesperson and the Chairpersons of the various committees briefed thirteen reporters from various media agencies yesterday afternoon.

The Spokesperson reported that the House passed twenty two recommendations to the Government on the 12th FYP, five recommendations to the National Assembly on the Budget and Appropriation Bill 2018-19 and deliberated on two policy issues.

The Spokesperson also reported that there were seven Question Hour sessions and two written questions submitted to the relevant ministries.

He said that in preparation for the 23rd session of the National Council issues of national importance has been assigned to the respective Committees.

In addition to the final reports on TVET and Abuse of Alcohol, the Chairpersons of the Committees informed that the House will be initiating the Impeachment Bill and Entitlement Bill for the Cabinet Ministers and equivalent positions, amendment of the Lhengyel Zhungtsho Act, review the guideline for the appointment of the constitutional post holders, as well as conduct a review on human trafficking.

Acknowledging the hard work put in by the reporters, the Hon. members said that the roles of media is essential in reaching out to the people on the proceedings of the House.

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