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25th Session concludes

Posted on :16 June 2020

The 25th Session of the National Council concluded today. In the closing address, the Hon’ble Chairperson said that the House adopted two essential budget bills along with the recommendations and forwarded them to the National Assembly. He thanked the Hon’ble members for their participation in the deliberations. He also thanked them for their support and service to the government and the country through various means and capacity amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Hon’ble Chairperson expressed appreciation to the Economic Affairs Committee for reviewing the bills and submitting points to the House for deliberation. He also thanked the Finance Minister for introducing the bills and responding to the questions of the members. 

He thanked the Royal Bhutan Police, Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority, Bhutan Broadcasting Service and other media outlets, Department of National Properties and the Secretariat office for their support for the successful conduct of the Session.

The Hon’ble Chairperson offered prayers for the long life and prosperity of His Majesty The Druk Gyalpo, His Majesty The Fourth Druk Gyalpo, Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen, His Royal Highness the Gyalsey, and the Members of the Royal Family. He also expressed gratitude to His Holiness the Je Khenpo, Lamas and Truelkus for their continued prayers for the peace and prosperity of the country.

The Session concluded with the offering of Zhapten and Tashi Moenlam.

 

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