His Majesty The King granted dhar to appoint the new Secretary of the Ministry of Information and Communications, Gasa Dzongdag, and a Zimpon Wogma to the Office of the Gyalpoi Zimpon.
Phuntsho Tobgay, who was formerly serving as the Director General of the Department of Geology and Mines is the new MoIC Secretary.
The new Gasa Dzongdag Rinzin Penjore was the former Director of the National Council Secretariat.
Pema Rinchen, who served as Director of Project Hope under His Majesty’s Secretariat, was appointed as Zimpon Wogma to the Office of the Gyalpoi Zimpon.
In accordance with Article 2.19 of the Constitution of the Kingdom of Bhutan, His Majesty The King appoints government Secretaries and Dzongdags on the recommendation of the Prime Minister, who, in turn, obtains nominations from the Royal Civil Service Commission.
A team of experts from India will soon visit Bhutan to carry out a detailed project report on the county’s multi-disciplinary super-specialty hospital, which is one of the major flagship pledges of the government.