Op­po­si­tion MPs chair more Par­lia­men­tary Com­mit­tees

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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.

Op­po­si­tion Leader

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.

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