Secretary General of BIMSTEC


H. E. Mr. Tenzin Lekphell assumed office as the Secretary-General of BIMSTEC on 06 November 2020. He is the third BIMSTEC Secretary-General.

Mr. Lekphell holds a Masters Degree in Agriculture Development from Wye College, University of London, and Bachelors in Science from Sherubtse College, University Delhi. After graduation he volunteered to join the Royal Bhutan Army as a Militia Officer and served the country for about five years. Thereon, he joined the Bhutanese Civil Service and served for more than a decade. In 2008 when the first democratic process started in Bhutan, he resigned from the civil service and joined the political process. He and his close associates founded a party which today has gone on to form the present government.

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Office of the Secretary General

Habiba Afrin (Ms.)
Senior Executive Assistant to the Secretary General
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