His Majesty grants Dhar to cabi­net sec­re­tary, dzongdags, and zim­pon woms

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8April 2015, Tashich­hod­zong: His Majesty The King granted Dhar to ap­point the Cabi­net Sec­re­tary and the Trongsa and Gasa Dzongdags

Gov­ern­ment Sec­re­taries and Dzongdags are ap­pointed by His Majesty upon the rec­om­men­da­tion of the Prime Min­is­ter, who re­ceives nom­i­na­tions from the Royal Civil Ser­vice Com­mis­sion.

Cabi­net Sec­re­tary Kin­zang Wangdi pre­vi­ously held the po­si­tion of Gen­eral Sec­re­tary of the Na­tional As­sem­bly.

Trongsa Dzongdag Sonam Rinchen was Direc­tor of the Depart­ment of Oc­cu­pa­tional Stan­dards in the Min­istry of Labour and Hu­man Re­sources, and Gasa Dzongdag Dorji Dhrad­hul was Direc­tor of the Depart­ment of Agri­cul­ture Mar­ket­ing and Co­op­er­a­tives in the Min­istry of Agri­cul­ture

His Majesty The King also ap­pointed Zim­pon Wog­mas, who were granted Kab­ney and Patang.

Zim­pon Wogma Kin­zang Dorji served as a civil ser­vant for 18 years, and re­signed as Head of the Depart­ment of Dis­as­ter Man­age­ment, of the Min­istry of Home and Cul­tural Af­fairs. He has a Mas­ter’s in So­cial An­thro­pol­ogy from Ox­ford Uni­ver­sity.

Zim­pon Wogma Che­wang Rinzin joined the civil ser­vice in 2002, and was ap­pointed as Project Co­or­di­na­tor for the Royal In­sti­tute of Gov­er­nance and Strate­gic Stud­ies in 2012. He has a Mas­ter’s in Public Ad­min­is­tra­tion from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Pol­icy.

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