On top of all his medical accolades and qualifications, Dr Lotay also holds a … Tobgay is the leader of the People's Democratic Party, and was also the Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly from March 2008 to April 2013. e9.size = "300x250,300x600,160x600"; The photo left the Internet in splits. Farmers have started going inside the Red Fort with no clear information of what their next step would be. Tobgay, who was the Prime Minister of Bhutan from 2013 to 2018, is married to Tashi Dolma, who has accompanied him on many of his official foreign trips including a visit to India in 2015. The two prime ministers also discussed on areas of mutual cooperation like health, education and human resource development between Bhutan and Thailand. On 9 April 2008, Jigme Thinley became the first ever elected Prime Minister; he took office following the country's first democratic election. Ex-Education Minister’s wife bought land near Education City site while Ex-PM Jigmi Y Thinley, Yeshey Zimba’s wife and Ex-Speaker Jigme Tshultim own land nearby 06/21/2013 152 PM and Ministers eligibility for 2013 in doubt due to Gyelpozhing and ECB rules The brother-in-law of Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, Dorji was close to his kinsman and accompanied the future king when he lived in the United Kingdom in 1950.. pic.twitter.com/cSJWoMQm07, — Tshering Tobgay (@tsheringtobgay) September 12, 2018. This is not the first time Tobgay won the Internet with a post featuring the couple. With a Bhutanese in New York tested positive of COVID-19 and detection of another positive case in the country, Prime Minister reaches out to the people of Bhutan, amid worrying trends globally. First consignment of COVID-19 vaccine from India arrives in Paro valley, Bhutan (Photo Credit: Twitter/ Tshering Tobgay) Thimphu [Bhutan], January 21 (ANI): Former Bhutan Prime Minister and People's Democratic Party President Tshering Tobgay on Wednesday expressed "profound gratitude" to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for gifting COVID-19 vaccines to the country. e9 = new Object(); King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck then hosted the Thai delegation at Dechencholing Palace. The Prime Minister is nominated by the party that wins the most seats in the National Assembly (Gyelyong Tshogdu) and heads the executive cabinet, called the Council of Ministers (Lhengye Zhungtshog). “Not as dashing as Sir Walter Raleigh, but a man’s gotta do what a man’s gotta do to keep his lady’s feet clean,” Tobgay captioned the photo referring to the 17th century English nobleman. Thai Prime Minister and his wife currently make a two day working visit to Bhutan. He was greeted to a warm reception at the airport by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday. The world is celebrating Valentine’s Day today, 14 February. This Valentine’s Day photo of former Bhutan PM and his wife is winning the Internet, Farmers’ ‘Kisan Gantantra Parade’ reaches Red Fort; national flag hoisted from rampart, Anti-social elements did violence during ‘Kisan Gantantra Parade’, says Hannan Mollah, Farmers’ tractor rally turns violent near ITO, police resort to lathi charge, Rahul denounces violence, demands withdrawal of farm laws. On Thursday, Tobgay shared a beautiful picture which quickly went viral. King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema of Bhutan greet Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda and his wife Hitomi at Akasaka State... Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda and his wife Hitomi meet Japanese staffs of the United Nations as he … Like the government in the United Kingdom, Bhutan’s king serves as the head of state, while a prime minister oversees the government. नई दिल्लीः कहते हैं मोहब्बत एक ऐसा एहसास है जो बड़े-बड़ों को झुकने पर मजबूर कर देता है. SNS Web | New Delhi | February 14, 2019 1:34 pm. He thanked Prime Minister Hasina for extending support to Bhutan always and put emphasis on further strengthening it. Sita Dahal has been unwell after their only son Prakash died in November 2017. Tobgay, who was the Prime Minister of Bhutan from 2013 to 2018, is married to Tashi Dolma, who has accompanied him on many of his official foreign trips including a visit to India in 2015. Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering has arrived in Dhaka on a four-day diplomatic visit. Tobgay captioned the photo with a Valentine’s Day greeting and an emoji. In September 2018, Tobgay, who is the president of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) of Bhutan, had posted a photo on Twitter showing him carrying Tashi on his back through a muddy road. During the 1980s, the position was the head of government Kathmandu [Nepal], December 30 (ANI): Sita Dahal, ailing spouse of Pushpa Kamal Dahal, former Prime Minister and Chairman of rival faction of ruling … The Ministry of External Affairs has announced that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Bhutan from August 17 to 18. But former Bhutan Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay won the Internet with a Valentine’s Day photo posted on his official Facebook page. The 53-year-old Tobgay completed his schooling in India and went for higher studies in the US. [4][5][6], "15 Highest Paid Asian Political Leaders 2015", "Dr Lotay Tshering sworn in as Bhutan's new prime minister", "Lotay Tshering sworn in as Bhutan's new prime minister - Xinhua | English.news.cn", Official Website of the Government of Bhutan, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_prime_ministers_of_Bhutan&oldid=999860362, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 12 January 2021, at 09:09. Prime Minister of Thailand will preside over the opening ceremony of the new office building of the Royal Thai Honorary Consulate-General in Thimphu. Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru declared in India's Parliament many times that any attack on Bhutan would be construed as an attack on India and “we are responsible for Bhutan's defense.” He also holds an MBA. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s wife said Saturday that she has recovered from being ill from COVID-19 disease caused by the new coronavirus. In the photo, Tobgay is seen in the front seat of a vehicle grimacing in pain as his wife, seated in the back seat, pulls on his ears. Modi's Swearing-in: Ex-Bhutan PM Slams Indian Media Over Photo Gaffe, Calls It Insult To Bhutan Tshering Tobgay tweeted a photo of Prime Minister Lotay Tshering for Indian 'media's ready reference'. A traditional Chipdrel procession and welcome ceremony was held at the Tashichhodzong Palace for PM Modi before his audience with the Bhutanese King and his wife Queen Jetsun Pema. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha also inaugurated the new office of the Royal Thai Honorary Consulate-General, which is based at the Royal Textile Academy building in Chubachhu. थिंपू : दुनिया के सबसे गरीब मुल्कों में गिने जाने वाला भूटान दौलत के मामले में भले पीछे हो, लेकिन फिर भी वह दुनिया को नई नई सीख देता रहता है. The role of the king, then, and eventually Prince Jigme, is and will be “primarily representative, serving to symbolize the unity and integrity of the state at home and abroad,” according to Britannica . Dasho Jigmie Palden Dorji [citation needed] (14 December 1919 – 6 April 1964) was a Bhutanese politician and member of the Dorji family.By marriage, he was also a member of the House of Wangchuck.. Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering and Prime Minister Narendra Modi (File Photo)(File Photo) Thimphu [Bhutan], January 16 (ANI): Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the people of India for the launch of nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive on Saturday. The prime minister of Bhutan (Lyonchhen) is the head of government of Bhutan. Not as dashing as Sir Walter Raleigh, but a man’s gotta do what a man’s gotta do to keep his lady’s feet clean. Prachanda, who had recently split the NCP against Prime Minister K.P. Wishes are being exchanged, special parties have been planned and dear ones are busy trying to do something beautiful on the occasion. King of Bhutan, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk shakes hands with Indian President Pranab Mukherjee as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh , Bhutanese Queen... Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and his wife Jetsun Pema Wangchuck at Rock Garden on October 5, … His party badly lost the 2018 general elections in the landlocked country, finishing third in the first round and thereby losing all 32 seats in the 47 member House it had won in 2013. Sharma Oli, informed a party meeting on Sunday that due to his India visit, he would be unable to participate in the agitation against Oli's move against dissolution of the House of Representatives. "Thank you for your motherly affection to me and for the relations of our two countries," said the Bhutanese prime minister. Although its economy is underdeveloped, […] Copyright © 2020 The Statesman Limited. The Bhutan Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay arrived on a three-day official visit to the island. A keen environmentalist, he married Tashi in 1998. In a statement, MEA said, "The visit reflects the high priority that the Government of India attaches to its relations with Bhutan, India's trusted friend and neighbour. The prime minister of Bhutan (Lyonchhen) is the head of government of Bhutan.The Prime Minister is nominated by the party that wins the most seats in the National Assembly (Gyelyong Tshogdu) and heads the executive cabinet, called the Council of Ministers (Lhengye Zhungtshog). An Indian Air Force aircraft delivered the first consignment of 150,000 doses of Covishield vaccines to Bhutan on Wednesday, making it the first country to receive the gift from India, which was received by Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering. That post, too, went viral, attracting 5.5K likes and a flood of comments praising the former PM for his humility and love for his wife. The prime minister of Afghanistan was a post in the Afghan government.The position was created in 1927 as an official appointed by the king of Afghanistan.The holder served mostly as an advisor, until the end of the Kingdom of Afghanistan in 1973. //-->. All rights reserved. Prime Minister of Bhutan lauded Modi's efforts in tackling the pandemic. They were seen waving national flags from rampart. [2][3], The current Prime Minister is Lotay Tshering, since 7 November 2018; he is the country's 3rd democratically elected Prime Minister. Thimphu [Bhutan], January 16 (ANI): Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the people of India for the launch of … In 1928, at the age of nine, … It has a population of about 790,000 people and is also one of the most closed countries in the world – it has selected tourism and costs at least RM1,000 a day to discourage foreign influence. Bhutan Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay (C) and his wife Tashi Doma (L) walk with Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera on his arrival at the Bandaranaike International airport in Katunayake on April 9, 2015. The couple have two children. A host of luminaries from different fields were on the bus that took Atal Bihari Vajpayee on the historic journey from Amritsar to Lahore in 1999 but cricketer Kapil Dev was perhaps the most gracious, recalls the late prime minister's private secretary Shakti Sinha in a new book. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife Gursharan Kaur being welcomed by his Bhutanese counterpart Jigme Y Thinley (R) and his wife on their arrival at Paro Airport in Bhutan on April 28, 2010. Tshering Tobgay (born 19 September 1965) is a Bhutanese politician, environmentalist, and cultural advocate who was the Prime Minister of Bhutan from July 2013 to August 2018. Former Bhutan Prime Minister thanks India for gifting COVID-19 vaccine Updated: Jan 20, 2021 21:54 IST I love you, Jilly, says Joe Biden in Twitter message to wife ahead of inauguration Many wished the couple on Valentine’s Day while some joked that Tashi is “punishing” Tobgay for his loss in last year’s general elections. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); PMO helps fix Internet for Maharashtra student to attend online classes without interruption, Cloud and Internet Technologies keeping technical conferences and events running during pandemic.