Office of the Foreign Minister


Lyonpo D. N. Dhungyel

His Excellency Lyonpo D. N. Dhungyel is the Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Royal Government of Bhutan. Lyonpo is a member of the People’s Democratic Party and represents the Phuentshogpelri–Samtse Constituency in the National Assembly of Bhutan. He served as the Minister for Information & Communications of Bhutan between 2013-2018.

Lyonpo Dhungyel was born in 1966. He hails from Samtse Throm and has a B.Com Degree from Sherubtse College, Kanglung, Bhutan, and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the Institute of Management Studies & Research in India. Prior to joining electoral politics in 2007, Lyonpo worked in the private sector, and had served in managerial roles at organizations such as the Bhutan Ferro Alloys Ltd., and the Natural Resources PTE Ltd. in Singapore.

Name and Designation Responsibilities Contact details
Mr. Thinlay Norbu
Personal Secretary to Hon’ble Foreign Minister
Aide to Hon’ble Foreign Minister  Email:

Tel#02 322278

Ext. no: 102

Support Staff

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Ms. Pema Lhamo,
Personal Assistant to Hon’ble Foreign Minister
 Secretarial Services
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