Opposition MPs chair more Parliamentary Committees
remind the government of the day to function well and effectively. “They should create good environment,” he said.
An MP can be a part of a minimum of two committees and if they miss two meetings consecutively, they get a warning from the Speaker. The Chairperson of the committee is nominated first and then elected. The Chairperson serves for the entire five years but at times they can also resign to give opportunity to others.
Dr. PemaGyamtsho (PhD) said that age and the experience of the MPs from the opposition party were reason why the Opposition MPs secured the maximum number of seats of Committee chairpersons. “However, at the end of the day whether one is in ruling or in opposition, MPs have to fulfill the mandates of the Committees.