Khandu Wangchuk

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Lyonpo Khandu Wangchuk (born 24 November 1950) is a political figure in Bhutan. He was Chairman of the Council (Prime Minister) from 2001 until 2002. In September 2006, he became Prime Minister again; he was then replaced by Kinzang Dorji on 2 August 2007, after Wangchuk resigned to participate in the 2008 election as a member of the Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) political party.[1] He also served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2003 to 2007.

Following the DPT's victory in the March 2008 election, Wangchuk became Minister of Economic Affairs on April 11, 2008.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Caretaker prime minister appointed in Bhutan", Indo-Asian News Service (, 3 August 2007.
  2. ^ Rinzin Wangchuk, "His Majesty confers Dakyen on new cabinet", Kuensel Online, April 12, 2008.
  3. ^ "Thinley takes over as Premier", Press Trust of India (The Hindu), April 11, 2008.

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