His Majesty The King granted dhar to formally appoint a new minister to the Cabinet, as well as government secretaries, and Zimpon Wogma to the Office of the Gyalpoi Zimpon.

Karma Dorji, Member of Parliament from Nganglam constituency, was appointed as Minister of the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR). The incumbent minister of MoLHR, Lyonpo Ugyen Dorji, has been appointed to the Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs.

L-R (Front Row): Col Kesang Wangdi, DT; Col Gyembo Dukpa; Col Pema Lethro, DK; Hodo Drukpa, DK; Col Tshering Penjor; Col Karma Sampa (RBG)
(2nd Row): Col Tandin Gyeltshen, DNY; Col Tobgay Drukpa; Col Chen Dorji; Col Wangchuk Dukpa; DT, Col Kesang Tobgay, DK; Col Tharchen, DK


L-R: Col Ugyen Penjore; Col Chewang Dengye; Col Kinlay Wangdi, DNY; Col Yeshey D Tangbi; Col Tashi Phuntsho; Col Namgay; Col Gyem Tshering

The new Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is Thinley Namgyel, who was serving as the Secretary of the Gross National Happiness Commission.

Kinga Dakpa, who was serving as Director General of the Royal Education Council, is the new Secretary General of the National Council.

Sonam Thinley, who was working in the Cabinet Secretariat as the Chief Administration Officer, was appointed to the Office of the Gyalpoi Zimpon as Zimpon Wogma.

His Majesty The King also granted promotions to 11 officers of the Royal Bhutan Army, one officer of the Royal Body Guards, and seven officers of the Royal Bhutan Police. The officers were promoted from the rank of Lieutenant Colonel to the rank of Colonel.


Zimpon Wogma Sonam Thinley

NC Secretary General Kinga Dakpa


NC Secretary General Kinga Dakpa