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King of Bhutan receives participants of the 13th Scouts Leadership Training

King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan hosted participants of the 13th Scouts Leadership Training at Tencholing, Wangduephodrang on Sunday. The King congratulated those participants who had been selected to take part in the leadership training and thanked them for taking part in the programme during their holiday. The three-week training, which began on 23 December, had 63 girls and…
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Who is Queen Jetsun Pema of Bhutan?

As it was just announced that the Queen of Bhutan is expecting her second child, we are taking a look at the Queen consort. Ashi (the equivalent of Lady) Jetsun Pema was born on 4 June 1990 to Dhondup Gyaltshen and Sonam Choki as the second of their five children in…
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New picture revealed of heir to Bhutan's throne in traditional Japanese dress given to him by Imperial Family

A new photo has been revealed of the heir to the throne in Bhutan in the November calendar released by Yellow Bhutan. Prince Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck (also called the Dragon Prince or the Gyalsey) of Bhutan has become a common fixture on these monthly calendars, last featuring in the June edition. Photo: Yellow Bhutan The photo was taken in Japan while King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck…
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New image of Bhutan's Dragon Prince revealed on calendar

Yellow Bhutan has released their June calendar which features a new photo of three-year-old Prince Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck (also called the Druk Gyalsey or Dragon Prince) of Bhutan. The photo was taken in Punakha, according to the King and Queen’s Instagram profiles which shared the new image of their son. Yellow Bhutan also wished Queen Jetsum Pema a happy 29th birthday in their post in…
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King of Bhutan visits Startup Center in Changzamtog

His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck visited the Startup Center, an initiative of the Department of Cottage and the Small Industry of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, in Changzamtog on 11 April where he met those who work at the Fabrication Laboratory…
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King of Bhutan receives Special Award of Recognition from UNDP

King Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan has received the Special Award of Recognition from the United Nations Development Programme. The King, 39, was presented the award on Wednesday, 13 March by Mr Achim Steiner, the Administrator of UNDP and United Nations Under-Secretary-General. His Majesty was presented with this special award due to “his leadership in advancing human development and…
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