Bhutan

King of Bhutan announces Queen is expecting their second child

As Bhutan celebrated its National Day yesterday, the King of Bhutan, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck announced that his wife, Queen Jetsum Pema is expecting their second child. During his speech at Thimphu Changlimithang Stadium, the King said that he and the Queen “are very happy and looking forward to the birth” which is expected some time in the spring of 2020. If this child…
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Young heirs of Bhutanese and Japanese thrones meet during latter's first official foreign visit

The young heirs to the Bhutanese and Japanese thrones met on Monday in Bhutan at the Lingkana Palace in Thimphu. Prince Hisahito of Japan, 12, is on his first foreign visit alongside his parents, Crown Prince Fumihito and Crown Princess Kiko. The Crown Prince Family arrived in Bhutan on Saturday for a private trip on the invitation of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel where they were welcomed by the…
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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 (FabLab). The King was also able to chat with young entrepreneurs who use the location for different start-ups and businesses. According…
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Family royal photo graces Bhutan's March calendar

This month’s calendar for Yellow Bhutan features a new family photo of the Bhutanese Royal Family. It features the King of Bhutan, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, Queen Jetsum Pema, Crown Prince Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck (also called The Gyalsey), and the Queen Mother Tshering Yangdon. Each calendar features Gregorian calendar dates and Bhutanese Lunar calendar dates, as well as public…
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