Sonam Yangdon

The DNT cabinet

The government-elect officially presented the ten ministers that will form the Cabinet for the next five years on November 3, 2018. The party spokesperson and one of the founders of DNT, Dr Tandin Dorji, 50, has masters in international public health and MBA and who worked as a pediatrician has …

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Meet the new Speaker and Deputy Speaker

Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) and Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) met in theNational Assembly on Wednesday to elect the Speaker and Deputy Speaker. There were nominations for the posts from both the parties. Wangchuk Namgyel, 55, Nyisho-Sephu constituency in Wangduephodrang was elected as the Speaker after securing a total of 30 …

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A look at DNT’s Economy pledges

With success of every sector hinging on a sound economy, DNT has pledged to create a vibrant economy and a fairer society with decent livelihood opportunities for everyone irrespective of family backgrounds. DNT plans to develop a new vision and economic plan for the country, called Bhutan: Vision 2045 in …

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DNT’s sweeps Wangdue and Punakha

Wangdue Phodrang Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa’s candidate, Kinley Wangchuk, won after securing a total of 4,001 votes (1,420 PB + 2,581 EVM) from Athang-Thedtsho constituency. DPT’s Nim Gyeltshen in the same constituency secured a total of 3,134 votes (694 PB +2,440 EVM) losing by a difference of 867 votes. Kinley Wangchuk …

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DPT secures Bumthang

Chhoekhor-Tang Demkhong Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) President, Pema Gyamtsho, won from Chhoekhor-Tang constituency after securing a total of 3,251 votes (1,073 PB + 2,178 EVM), while DNT’s Dawa secured a total of 1,536 votes (410 PB + 1126 EVM). Pema Gyamtsho said that it was the choice of the people …

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Equal DNT and DPT dominance in Lhuentse

The people of Gangzur Minjey constituency favored DNT’s Kinga Penjor, who secured a total of 3,026 votes (1,440 PB + 1,586 EVM), while DPT’s Tshering Penjor secured a total of 2,638 votes (1,385 PB +1,253 EVM). “People were able to appreciate our realistic pledges, which covered need of the hour …

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