Cabinet makes new appointments (City)

Published on Nov 28 2008 // Main News

Thimphu, November 28: The meeting of the council of ministers held early this week is leant to have made few new appointments.

Though the decisions are not been publicized as usual, it is learnt that General V Namgyal has been appointed as the new ambassador to India and Nepal. Namgyal replaces Dago Tshering.

Similarly, Yeshey Wangdi has been appointed as ambassador to Geneva and Lhatu Wangchuk to the UN headquarters in New York.

Dawa Penjore was expected to be foreign secretary.

The cabinet also decided to hear the grievances from candidates regarding the selection procedures of the Chief Executive Officer of the Bhutan Post. There had been complaints at the Anti-Corruption Commission following the CEO appoints saying he new CEO did not meet the set qualification. Bhutan News Service