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Adhoc Joint Parliamentary Committee on COVID-19 Preparedness and Response

Posted on :12 March 2020

In the first meeting held today by the Adhoc  Joint Parliamentary Committee on COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Hon’ble Dorji Wangdi and Hon’ble Lhaki Dolma was unanimously elected as  the Chairperson and the Vice-Chairperson respectively.


The Prime Minister briefed the Members on the possible impacts on the country’s economy  and social state after the COVID-19 detection case and also on the condition of the COVID-19 patient. 

The Committee is expected to review the preparedness and response of the government on COVID-19, review and provide legislative support to the Government, review the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 and provide necessary recommendations, and provide any other advice and necessary support to the government. The Committee shall  meet whenever necessary including odd hours, if required.


The briefing session was also attended by Hon’ble Speaker, Hon’ble Thrizin and Hon’ble Opposition Leader.


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