His Majesty the King has appointed Punakha Dzongdag Phub Tsering as the Bumthang Dzongdag and the Zhemgang Dzongdag Karma Drukpa as the Punakha Dzongdag.

Gasa Dzongdag Sonam Jigme is appointed as the Wangduephodrang Dzongdag and Trongsa Dzongdag Tshewang Rinzin as the Thimphu Dzongdag.

The appointments were made as per Article 2 Section 19(q) of the Constitution of the Kingdom of Bhutan and come in effect from the 12th day of the 1st month of the Bhutanese Calendar, 2015, which corresponds to March 2, 2015.