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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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Bhutan celebrates a royal wedding

Amidst the uncertainty of the ongoing pandemic, Bhutan had a reason to celebrate on Thursday as the King’s younger sister married the younger brother of the Queen at Dechencholing Palace in Thimphu in a traditional Buddhist ceremony. Princess Eeuphelma Choden…
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King of Bhutan and his father tour Bhutan to encourage their kingdom

King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck has toured his kingdom alongside his father, the former monarch, King Jigme Singye Wangchuck. The father and son toured different parts of Bhutan to encourage the people and motivate them as the pandemic continues. The reigning King travelled from Samdrup Jongkhar to Jomotshangkha on 1 October where he will be staying to visit with the people. He has…
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