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Bhutan's King and Queen pay tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh

Bhutan’s King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema have paid tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh on their social media channels saying they are “deeply saddened” by his death. They have sent their condolences to The Queen on behalf of themselves and the people of Bhutan. The King and Queen also said: “Bhutan and the United Kingdom share exceptionally…
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King of Bhutan visits vaccination clinic

King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan visited a vaccination clinic in Mongar on Friday, 26 March. He is currently on a tour of Bhutan’s eastern section alongside Queen Jetsun Pema, Crown Prince Jigme Namgyel and Prince Ugyen Wangchuck. This marks the first…
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King of Bhutan personally presents service honour to volunteer

King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan personally presented a Desuup volunteer with two medals on his 41st birthday. These Desuup pins are earned by the Desuup volunteers for their voluntary service and can be worn on their uniforms. The King was accompanied by his wife, Queen Jetsun Pema, and their elder child, Crown Prince Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck, 5. The King presents the pins to…
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King and Queen of Bhutan unveil new family photo

Bhutan’s King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema have unveiled a new family photo for the New Year. The image was taken on National Day on 17 December 2020 at Punakha Dzong, Punakha, Bhutan. The King and Queen are pictured with their two sons…
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Queen Jetsun Pema of Bhutan orders measures to assist domestic violence victims

Queen Jetsun Pema of Bhutan has ordered that measures be put into place to help domestic violence victims now that a new lockdown has been put into place in the Asian kingdom. The Queen’s request was announced on her and King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck’s social media pages. The announcement said that Her Majesty is “deeply concerned by the number of domestic violence and…
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Bhutan marks Coronation Day with new official photos

To mark Coronation Day in Bhutan, the Royal Court has released new images of the King, Queen and their two sons. The photos were taken in Dechencholing Palace in the Bhutanese capital of Thimphu. Five images were released showing the happy family of four with two of the photographs featuring the brotherly love of Crown Prince Jigme Namgyel (4) and Prince Ugyen Wangchuck (7 months). One of the…
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