Khandu Wangchuk

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Lyonpo Khandu Wangchuk (born 24 November 1950) is a political figure in Bhutan. He graduated from St. Stephens College, University of Delhi.[1] He was Chairman of the Council (Prime Minister) from 2001 until 2002. On 7 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.[2] 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.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Campus of the distinguished (Lyonpo Khandu Wangchuck)". Bhutan Observer. July 4, 2008. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "Caretaker prime minister appointed in Bhutan", Indo-Asian News Service (hindustantimes.com), 3 August 2007.
  3. ^ Rinzin Wangchuk, "His Majesty confers Dakyen on new cabinet", Kuensel Online, April 12, 2008.
  4. ^ "Thinley takes over as Premier", Press Trust of India (The Hindu), April 11, 2008.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Yeshey Zimba
Prime Minister of Bhutan
2001–2002
Succeeded by
Kinzang Dorji
Preceded by
Sangay Ngedup
Prime Minister of Bhutan
2006–2007
Succeeded by
Kinzang Dorji