His Majesty awards red scarf and medals

His Majesty the King and Her Majesty the Queen joined thousands of people at the Changlimithang grounds to celebrate the 104th National Day.

On the occasion, His Majesty the King awarded the red scarf and the title of Dasho to the Auditor General, Dasho Ugen Chewang, and the former National Assembly Speaker, Dasho Ugyen Dorji.

Dasho Ugen Chewang has served in various capacities in the civil service for over three decades.

Dasho Ugyen Dorji served as the speaker and deputy speaker to the national assembly for over a decade. He also served as the chairperson of the Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

His Majesty also gave other awards recognising hard work, dedication and commitment.

Among the recipients is Tashi Dawa, a taxi driver. He found a bag containing over Nu. nine million and returned it untouched to its rightful owner.

His Majesty also gave awards to the Armed Forces and the Bhutanese media applauding their hard work and dedication.

Following the awards, the celebrations continued with cultural programme.



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