BKP in­tro­duces four new can­di­dates in­clud­ing one fe­male can­di­date

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The Bhutan KuenNyam Party (BKP) in­tro­duced four new can­di­dates in­clud­ing one fe­male can­di­date for their party this week.

The two can­di­dates are teach­ers hav­ing served in ed­u­ca­tion sec­tor for 29 years. The other can­di­dates is one of the re­cip­i­ent of the Euro­pean Ed­u­ca­tion Pro­gram from Aris­to­tle Univer­sity of the Thes­sa­loniki, Greece and an­other can­di­date is with the three years’ ex­pe­ri­ence in man­ag­ing and im­ple­ment­ing oc­cu­pa­tional hazard and safety stan­dards.

Dorji Wangchuk from Pema­gat­shel is one of the re­cip­i­ents of the Euro­pean Ed­u­ca­tion Pro­gram from Aris­to­tle Univer­sity of the Thes­sa­loniki, Greece.

He has a Bachelor’s De­gree in Elec­tri­cal En­gi­neer­ing from Col­lege of Science and Tech­nol­ogy. He said,“I am in­spired by the lead­er­ship role that Dasho Neten Zangmo il­lus­trated so far.”

When world democ­ra­cies are plagued with dirty pol­i­tics Dasho Neten Zangmo can pre­scribe democ­racy that is good for Bhutan. And he said that he has con­fi­dence in her.

As a young grad­u­ate, he said he was stunned by ne­po­tism that ex­ists in the sys­tem ex­pe­ri­enced in the job in­ter­views. He said that he will show ex­am­ple for the dis­ad­van­taged youth that they are not less than any other if not bet­ter.

Dorji said that he is very thank­ful to the BKP for pro­vid­ing him this plat­form and he said he will try to help main­tain­ing the in­sti­tu­tional sus- tain­abil­ity of BKP be­ing in a mix of ex­pe­ri­enced one.

Dorji Wangchuk will con­test from KharYu­rung con­stituency in Pema­gat­sel.

With the work­ing ex­pe­ri­ence of 29 years in the ed­u­ca­tion sec­tor Dr. Dechen Zangmo from Pu­nakha will be con­test­ing from Kabji-Talo con­stituency. She headed the English De­part­ment at Col­lege of Ed­u­ca­tion and more­over men­tored many mas­ters stu­dent in the past. She has PhD in Ed­u­ca­tion Cur­ricu­lum De­vel­op­ment and a Master’s De­gree in Ed­u­ca­tion both from Aus­tralia.

Lhakpa Tsh­er­ing from Sam­pheling gewog brings in him with the work­ing ex­pe­ri­ence of three years in man­ag­ing and im­ple­ment­ing oc­cu­pa­tional hazard and safety stan­dards. He will be con­test­ing from Phuentshol­ing con­stituency. Lhakpa Tsh­er­ing has a Bachelor’s De­gree in Com­merce from Royal Thim­phu Col­lege.

He said that BKP has been a party that has long term com­mit­ments with no po­lit­i­cal ex­pe­di­ency un­com­pro­mis­ing on its val­ues. He also said that BKP sees pol­i­tics as a sa­cred re­spon­si­bil­ity. Fur­ther at­tach­ing the im­por­tance on youth en­gage­ment and see­ing po­ten­tial in me.

Dhan Ku­mar Ghal­ley from Pe­ma­l­ing gewog will con­test from Tashichol­ing con­stituency in Samtse. He has work­ing ex­pe­ri­ence of 29 year at man­age­rial lev­els in the ed­u­ca­tion sec­tor. He has served as school Prin­ci­pal in many Dzongkhags. He has a Master’s De­gree in Ed­u­ca­tion from Acharya Univer­sity, In­dia.

Dasho Neten Zangmo, Pres­i­dent of BKP said that for the coun­try and nation to be strong, democ­racy has to be strong. For democ­racy to be strong peo­ple has to be strong, cit­i­zens has to take re­spon­si­bil­ity. We have to take re­spon­si­bil­ity.

To build fun­da­men­tal value of trust in cre­at­ing vi­brant democ­racy, BKP launched its party’s so­cial me­dia plat­form to ex­change thoughts and idea, lis­ten­ing to each other and un­der­stand­ing each other bet­ter and to have con­struc­tive dis­cus­sions and en­gage­ment.

In lis­ten­ing to each other, we un­der­stand each other bet­ter, with un­der­stand­ing each other bet­ter, we develop trust. And with that trust, we will make our democ­racy stronger to­gether, said Dasho Neten Zangmo.

BKP in­tro­duces new can­di­date Lhakpa Tsh­er­ing from Phuentshol­ing con­stituemcy in Chukkha , Dhan Ku­mar Ghal­ley from Tashichol­ing con­stituency in Samtse, Dr. Dechen Zangmo from Kabji-Talo con­stituency in Pu­nakha and Dorji Wangchuk from Khar-Yu­rung...

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