Tashi WangyalAugust 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.