Bhutan Observer
HM appoints Dzongdags
Press Release/ROM, July 20, 2015
L-R: Tashiyangtse Dzongdag, Mongar Dzongdag, and Zhemgang Dzongdag

 20 July 2015, Tashichhodzong: His Majesty granted dhar to appoint three dzongdags.

Three dzongdags were also appointed for Mongar, Tashiyangtse, and Zhemgang dzongkhags.

Mongar Dzongdag Ugen Sonam formerly served as a Zimpon Woma (Deputy Chamberlain) at the Office of the Gyalpoi ZImpon.

Zhemgang Dzongdag Harka Singh Tamang was previously the executive secretary at the Gelephu Thromde.

Tashiyangtse Dzongdag Thuji Tshering was previously the executive secretary at the Samdrup Jongkhar Thromde.

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