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Posted on :08 May 2013

 The National Council Secretariat is pleased to announce that in accordance with Article 11 (1b) of the Constitution of the Kingdom of Bhutan, His Majesty the Druk Gyalpo has re-nominated the former five eminent persons as Members of the National Council vide the Royal Kasho dated 6th May, 2013. They are:

1. Hon (Dasho) Karma Yezer Raydi

2. Hon Kuenlay Tshering

3. Hon Karma Damcho Nidup

4. Hon Tashi Wangmo

5. Hon Tashi Wangyal

Further, in keeping with Article 10 (5) of the Constitution, His Majesty the King has commanded the First Sitting of the National Council to be held on 10th May 2013 vide the Royal Kasho dated 8th May, 2013

During the First Sitting, the election of the Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson will be held following which the Hon’ble Members will be administered Oath or Affirmation of Office and the elected Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson administered Oath or Affirmation of Secrecy by the Chief Justice of Bhutan.

The Hon’ble Members have been asked to report to the National Council at 9.30 am on 9thMay 2013 for registration and briefing.

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