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Outgoing PM signs order relinquishing the cabinet

Following the Royal Kasho appointing the members of the Interim Government, Dasho Tshering Tobgay, Prime Minister and Minister signed the handing-taking of the office with the Cabinet Secretary and Secretaries of the respective Ministries. At the Tashichhodzong, the Prime Minister and Ministers offered Choemay and nyen-dhar at Dukhang and Kuenra. …

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Prados handed over by outgoing cabinet

The outgoing Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay and his 10 ministers on 9 August handed back their duty vehicles. Dasho Tshering Tobgay said, “Today I returned the prime minister’s official duty vehicle, the very same vehicle that I returned in 2013. The Toyota Prado served me well for 10 years. …

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Lyonchhen and Agriculture Minister launch Bhutan for Life Office

Lyonchhen Dasho Tshering Tobgay and Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji launched the secretariat office for the Bhutan for Life project at the WWF Bhutan office today. Lyonchhen awarded certificates of recognition to representatives from the MoAF, MoF, MFA , GNHC, Bhutan Trust Fund, PM’s office, and WWF Bhutan for their contributions to …

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Media Council formed

The Ministry of Information and Communication has constituted the Media Council as per the ICM Act 2018. The council members are Rinzin Wangchuk, President of JAB, Tenzing Lamsang, the Editor of The Bhutanese and President of the Media Association of Bhutan representing proprietors of media firms, Executive Director of Bhutan …

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The outgoing Prime Minister, Speaker, Cabinet Ministers of the second elected government offered Chhawang to His Majesty The King

1 August 2018: The outgoing Prime Minister, Speaker, Cabinet Ministers of the second elected government offered Chhawang to His Majesty The King at the Tashichhodzong. The government will immediately dissolve when an interim government is formed. In accordance to Article 19, Section 2 of the Constitution of Bhutan, “The Interim …

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Govt’s Prado move saves exchequer Nu 102.2 mn

The current government’s decision to hand back the government duty Prados and not seek to take them like past ministers will mean a total saving of Nu 102.2 mn for the government exchequer. This is because the Prime Minister, 10 ministers, Speaker, Thrizin and Opposition Leader are eligible for Prados …

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