English | Dzongkha Wednesday, December 13, 2017

HRH The Gyalsey named Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck

Thousands gathered at the courtyard of Punakha Dzong welcomed the news with thunderous applause as His Majesty The King announced His Royal Highness The Gyalsey will be called Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck.

Three granted the Red Scarf

On the occasion of Zhabdrung Kuchoe coinciding with the Naming Ceremony of His Royal Highness The Gyalsey, His Majesty The King granted the Red Scarf to three individuals in recognition for their services to the country and people.

UK announces new Visa Application Centre in Bhutan

Bhutanese will be able to process British Visas in the country from mid May onward. At the moment, Bhutanese have to travel to Indian cities like New Delhi and Kolkata to apply for Visas.

Duke and Duchess depart from Bhutan

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge left the country today. Prince William and Kate boarded their chartered flight to India earlier this morning. The Royal Couple were on a two-day visit to Bhutan on the invitation of His Majesty The King.

Punakha all set to celebrate 400 years of Zhabdrung’s arrival

Punakha is all set to celebrate Zhabdrung Kuchoe, tomorrow. The celebration is to mark the 400 years of Zhabdrung’s arrival to Bhutan.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge hike to Taktshang

On their second day of the visit, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge hiked up to Taktshang Monastery, today. Prince William’s father Prince Charles has also visited Taktshang in 1998.

His Majesty The King grants audience to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

His Majesty The King granted an Audience to Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the Golden Throne Room of the Tashichhodzong yesterday afternoon.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in Bhutan

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived at the Paro International Airport, this morning. Her Royal Highness Princess Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck welcomed Prince William and his wife, Kate.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to arrive tomorrow

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton will arrive in the country, tomorrow.

Drukgyal Dzong’s restoration begins

Works to restore Drugyal Dzong in Paro have begun. The Dzong, constructed in the 17th century during the time of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel, lay in ruins. Restoration works were started this year Upon the Command of His Majesty the King.

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