Opposition party sets to form next govt

Tshering Tobgay

Securing at least 30 seats through the second general election polls of Saturday, opposition party of the former Prime Minister Jigmi Thinley’s government, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is all set to form the next government in Bhutan.

With this scenario, PDP President Tshring Tobgay would be elected as the second democratic Prime Minister.

Thinley’s party DPT has so far won 14 seats. Unofficial reports say that PDP would go up to 32 seats.

The Election Commission is yet to announce the final results officially.

Details to follow