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Tashi Wangyal

August 30, 2018

Mr. Wangyal has studied at University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, as well as the Institute for Developing Economies Advanced School in Japan. He is a member of the National Council of the Parliament of Bhutan, where he oversees law-making and policy review. He has championed causes against growing inequality through a two-pronged approach: 1. Enhancement of income and wealth of the poor via effective provision of and access to adequate healthcare, education, and opportunities to improve their living standards; and 2. Ensure that the elites do not become exceedingly wealthy and as a result, politically powerful so as to undermine political and economic institutions, which must serve society as a whole. Mr. Wangyal is also a faculty member at the Royal Institute of Governance and Strategic Studies (RIGSS), established by His Majesty the King to train senior bureaucrats and military officials.