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HRH Gyaltshab celebrates Thruebab in the east

Sep 23, 2015

HRH Gyaltshab celebrates Thruebab in the east  His Royal Highness the Gyaltshab Prince Jigme Dorji Wangchuck celebrated the Blessed Rainy Day with more than 3,000 public including civil servants, local leaders, local people, families of Royal Bhutan Police and Royal Bhutan Army, staff of various regional agencies, students of Bayling Higher Secondary School and Trashi Yangtse Institute for Zorig Chusum in Trashi Yangtse.

A press release from the Royal Office of Media says the day started with Lhabsang Thruesoel Ceremony and serving of Zheythug and Soeja in accordance with the local tradition. The Dzongkhag Rabdey, Dzongkhag Administration, Dzongkhag Court, Royal Bhutan Police, various Regional Offices, Local Leaders and representatives of business community of Trashi Yangtse offered Ku-Sung-Thugten Mendrel and Thridhar to HRH The Gyaltshab. Later the gathering offered Zhabten to His Majesty the Druk Gyalpo and Zhabten to His Majesty the 4th Druk Gyalpo.HRH Gyaltshab celebrates Thruebab in the east--

The final match of Dzongkhag Level Archery Tournament of Khesar Gyalpo Archery Tournament 2015 was played among three teams of Bumdeling, Toetsho, and Yallang Gewogs. The winner and the first runners up of the Dzongkhag Level Archery Tournament will participate in Final Level Tournament (FLT) to be held at Gyalpozhing, Mongar along with 10 teams from other five eastern Dzongkhags.

The Khesar Gyalpo Archery Tournament 2015 is being organised by the Office of the Gyaltshab to commemorate the 60th Birth Anniversary of our beloved Fourth Druk Gyalpo. It is the first regional archery tournament using only the traditional bow and arrow and is being done not only to promote our national sport but also to provide a platform for local people to participate and interact with one another.

Other events of the Thruebab celebration included offering of Tshogchhang, launching of Dzongkhag Symbols, presentation of indigenous cuisines by the local people, Khuru matches among the students, guests and local people, lottery draw and cultural programme.

The expenses for the day were granted by HRH the Gyaltshab.

The celebration ended with award of prizes to the archery & Khuru match winners, offering Tshogchhang and Tashi Lebey.

On September 21, HRH the Gyaltshab granted an audience to 43 students, studying in various schools under Trashi Yangtse Dzongkhag, who were identified for His Majesty’s Kidu. The students come from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. They will be enrolled as Gyalpoi Tozeys and receive financial allowances from His Majesty the King to meet their education expenses annually so that they can continue their studies henceforth.

HRH told the students to work hard and excel in studies so that they can not only become independent and support the families but also serve the nation better, thereby fulfilling His Majesty’s aspirations for our country.

HRH granted an audience to four elderly destitute people from different gewogs under Trashi Yangtse Dzongkhag who will also be receiving monthly living allowances from His Majesty the King. His Highness also granted Tokha and other Royal Soelra to the students and needy people.

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