|Name||Ex-Lyonpo Khandu Wangchuk|
This candidate has one of the most brilliant and established careers in the royal government.
He served two terms a Prime Minister, and was a member of the National Assembly for 30 years.
He headed the Food Corporation of Bhutan and, later, the Ministry for Trade and Industry. He has also served as Royal Civil Service Commission Secretary, as Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Ministry of Trade and Industry (two terms) and as Foreign Minister.
The former Minister of Economic Affairs will strengthen the rule of law, which he believes is central to promoting good governance and democracy.