His Majesty The King issued a Kasho to Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa president, Dr Lotay Tshering, appointing him as the prime minister yesterday.

The Kasho came on the final day of the interim government’s tenure.

“In keeping with the Constitution, the prime minister will now submit a list of elected members from the party based on which His Majesty The King will appoint the ministers,” a press release from Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa stated.

The Prime Minister and the ministers will receive Dakyen from His Majesty The King on November 7.

The 10-day petition period that the Election Commission of Bhutan observes after the poll ends on November 6.

DNT won 30 of the 47 seats in the general election of the third Parliamentary elections earlier this month.

Tshering Palden