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King and Queen of Bhutan offer prayers for victims of Sri Lankan attacks

Their Majesties King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema (called The King and The Gyaltsuen, respectively in Bhutan) offered prayers at the Kuenrey of the Tashichhodzong (Buddhist monastery) for those impacted by the terror attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. Their Majesties offered a thousand butter lamps filled with clarified butter during their prayers “in memory of…
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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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Queen of Bhutan meets first all female flight crew on International Women's Day

Her Majesty Queen Jetsun Pema of Bhutan met the first all-female flight crew of a Druk Air flight yesterday morning at Paro Airport, poignantly on International Women’s Day. The Queen, also called The Gyaltsuen, spoke to the crew of Druk Air KB 130 and congratulated them on making history as the first all-female flight crew. The Royal Office for Media explained about the women, “The…
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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…
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February calendar features King of Bhutan

The King of Bhutan, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, features in the February calendar of Yellow Bhutan in a drawing by an unknown artist. His Majesty will celebrate his 39th birthday later this month. With this month’s calendar, Yellow Bhutan stated: In the Kingdom of…
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Bhutanese royals feature on January 2019 calendar

Bhutan’s King and Crown Prince feature in the January 2019 edition of Yellow Bhutan’s monthly calendar. Instead of a photo that usually is included of the royals in these calendars, January 2019’s calendar portrays them in a colour drawing form by artist Ugyen Dorji. Yellow Bhutan had this to say about their latest calendar: “2018 was a great year, which ended in a…
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