Lotay Tshering (Dzongkha: བློ་གྲོས་ཚེ་རིང་) is a Bhutanese politician with medical education, who is now the Prime Minister of the country, occupying this position since November 7, 2018. Since May 14, 2018, he is the chairman of the United Party of Bhutan.
|Born||March 14, 1968|
|Birth place||Mewang Gewog, Bhutan|
|Education||Mymensingh Medical College, University of Dhaka, University of Canberra|
|Known for||Prime Minister of Bhutan|
|Political party||Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa|
Lotay Tshering was born in March 14, 1968 in Mewang Gewog, Bhutan in an ordinary family. He was educated at Punachsky secondary school in Sherubts. Then he studied at the Medical College of Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
In 2001, Lotay Tshering became a Bachelor of Science. In 2007, he studied urology at the Medical College of Wisconsin ( USA ), thanks to a grant from the World Health Organization . Upon returning to Bhutan, he became the only practicing urologist in the country.
In 2010, he was trained in endocrinology at the Singapore General Hospital and Okayama University in Japan . In 2014, he received a master degree of Business Administration at the University of Canberra , Australia.
Lotay Tshering is married and has a daughter. While working at the hospital of Mongara, he adopted a girl and a boy.
Lotay Tshering worked as a surgeon at the National Hospital of Thimphu and the Mongol Regional Hospital, and for 11 years, he was a consultant urologist at the National Hospital of Thimphu. He paid about 6.2 million Ngultrum to the Royal Commission of the Civil Service for the opportunity to engage in political activities and ceased medical practice.
In 2013, he took part in the Elections to the National Assembly of Bhutan, but his party did not go to the next round. On May 14, 2018, Lotay Tshering received 1,155 votes and was elected chairman of the United Party of Bhutan, just five months before the parliamentary elections.
In 2018, he was elected to the elections to the National Assembly of Bhutan as a candidate of the United Party of Bhutan from the South Thimphu district, receiving 3,662 votes. In 2018, his party first came to the National Assembly, gaining the most seats, and Lotai Tsering became the country’s prime minister.
On November 7, 2018, he replaced Töring Tobgay as Prime Minister and was sworn in as the third democratically elected Prime Minister of Bhutan. December 27, 2018 arrived with a three-day visit to India, which was his first foreign trip after taking office. On November 3, 2018, he announced his appointments in the cabinet of ministers.
- In 1991 he was awarded the gold medal of his father William Mackey for academic success in Sherubts.
- In 2005, the Dalai Lama XIV presented the award “The Unsung Hero of Compassion”.
- In 2017, he was awarded by King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuk with the order of Druk Thuksey for “selfless and selfless service to our king, our country and our people”.
- In 2018 he received cabs from King Jigme Khesara Namgyal Wangchuk.
***Facts About Lotay Tshering***
- Does he smoke?: No
- Does he drink alcohol?: No
- Lotay Tshering was born and raised in Bhutan.
- Height?: 5 feet 5 inch
- Weight?: 79 Kg
- Hair Color?: Black, brown
- Eye Color?: Brown
- Hobbies?: Researching, traveling, reading.
- Favorite food?: Pizza, Pasta, healthy food.
- Favorite color?: Blue, black, white and yellow.
Did you know…
- Lotay Tshering became known in 2013.
- Also she has huge fan-base in Bangladesh and India.
- Lotay Tshering awarded by King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuk with the order of Druk Thuksey.
|1968||He was born on March 14, 1968 in Mewang Gewog, Bhutan.|
|2001||He received degree in bachelor science.|
|2010||He was trained in endourology at the Singapore General Hospital|
|2013||He took part in the Elections to the National Assembly of Bhutan|
|2018||He became the prime minister of Bhutan.|
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