The Election Commission of Bhutan is conducting a training workshop for the Electoral Officers who will be deputed on election duty for the Third Thromde elections, 2021 as Returning Officers, National Observers, Election Security Focal Officer and Media Arbitrator. The training workshop is being conducted over two days, from 11th -12th March 2021, at Punakha.
The objective of the training workshop is to acquaint these officials about relevant provisions of the electoral laws of the land and their specific responsibilities. Additionally, these officials will be oriented with the strategies on holding the Third Thromde elections amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Returning Officers, National Observers, Election Security Focal Officers and Media Arbitrator have a vital role to play in the conduct of elections. For this reason, it is imperative that they are made fully conversant with the electoral laws. Further, in order to mitigate the risks posed by the current COVID-19 pandemic, all stakeholders involved in the electoral process must ensure strict compliance with health safety protocols issued by the Ministry of Health.
Election Commission of Bhutan