Jigme Thinley

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Jigme Thinley
Prime Minister of Bhutan
In office
9 April 2008 – 30 July 2013
MonarchJigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
Preceded byKinzang Dorji
Succeeded byTshering Tobgay
In office
30 August 2003 – 18 August 2004
MonarchJigme Singye Wangchuck
Preceded byKhandu Wangchuk
Succeeded byJigme Thinley
In office
20 July 1998 – 9 July 1999
MonarchJigme Singye Wangchuck
Preceded byJigme Palden Dorji
Succeeded bySangay Ngedup
Personal details
Born (1952-09-09) 9 September 1952 (age 66)
Bumthang, Bhutan
Political partyIndependent (Before 2007)
Peace and Prosperity Party (2007–present)
Alma materPennsylvania State University, University Park

Jigme Yoser Thinley (born 9 September 1952) was the Prime Minister of Bhutan. He began his term as Prime Minister in 2008. It ended in 2013.[1] He was succeeded by Tshering Tobgay.

References[change | change source]

  1. Wangchuk, Rinzin (2008-04-12). "New PM Takes Office". Kuensel online. Retrieved 2011-09-01.