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PM Lotay Tshering’s Cabinet inaugurated in Bhutan

PM Lotay Tshering’s Cabinet inaugurated in Bhutan

Thimpu, Nov 8 (UNI) The Cabinet of newly elected Prime Minister Lotay Tshering set sail in the small Himalayan country of Bhutan, following his party's election victory, local media reported.

Tshering's Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa was one of the two parties that contested the runoff election for the National Assembly in October after beating the ruling People's Democratic Party of then Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay in the first round the previous month, Kingdom of Bhutan daily Kuensel reported.

It was the third parliamentary election since the kingdom shifted from absolute monarchy to constitutional monarchy in 2008. Druk Phuensum Tshogpa won in 2008 and the People's Democratic Party in 2013.

All 10 ministers of the newly-formed cabinet, leader of the opposition party Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT), the speaker of National Assembly were also conferred with scarves on Wednesday.

In keeping with the tradition and as provided in the Constitution, His Majesty The King will grant Dakyen to PM Dr Lotay Tshering, the ministers, and the Speaker to formalise the formation of government.

This completes the process to the formation of the government after the election of the representatives the National Assembly on October 18.

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