His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan Attends an Inauguration Ceremony.

HMofBhutanOn Thursday, October 10, 2013, His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan attended the “…inauguration ceremony of the Royal Institute for Governance and Strategic Studies in Phuentsholing, Bhutan.”

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TMs King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun of Bhutan Preside Over a Special Ceremony.

TMBhutanOn August 26, 2013, Their Majesties King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun of Bhutan presided over the “…17th Convocation of 2011 – 2013 batches of graduates of the Royal Institute of Management…” in Thimphu.

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HM Queen Jetsun of Bhutan Launches the Jigme Khesar Environmental Research Fund.

BhutanOn Monday, August 5, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Jetsun of Bhutan launched the Jigme Khesar Environmental Research Fund.

Per the official Facebook page for Her Majesty:

“The Jigme Khesar Environmental Research Fund, an initiative of Her Majesty as the Royal Patron of the Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN), will encourage and support local environmental research in the country.

Her Majesty, in a statement as the Royal Patron, said, ‘The Kingdom of Bhutan has inherited pristine ecosystems and natural resources. We must, as individuals, personally strive to preserve this endowment through our own sustainable actions. It is our responsibility to ensure that this rich biodiversity abounds for generations to come. I join the RSPN in its efforts of environmental conservation, which remains a pressing concern for our time, and encourage every citizen to embrace the path to a greener future.’”

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TRHs The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall Visit the Royal Baby. (VIDEOS)

After a long day touring East Yorkshire Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall arrived back in London to visit Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and, of course, the royal baby at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Earlier in the day The Duchess of Cambridge’s parents, Michael and Carole Middleton, also visited their new grandchild.  Upon leaving the Lindo Wing at St. Mary’s the grandparents beamed with pride as hundreds of reporters bombarded them with questions.  When asked about the royal baby Mrs. Middleton smiled and said, “…absolutely beautiful…”

News Regarding His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan.

HMofBhutanOn March 30, 2013, His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan “…granted Land Kidu to 3,173 thram holders in Haa Dzongkhag and Thromde, whose cases were submitted after the completion of the National Cadastral Resurvey.

The beneficiaries faced several types of land issues such as excess land, building houses and lhakhangs or cultivating on state land, and omission of thram from the records, which were highlighted by the Resurvey.”

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Their Majesties King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun of Bhutan Attend the Closing Session of Parliament.

TMBhutanOn March 6, 2013, Their Majesties King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun of Bhutan attend the closing of the 10th Session of the First Parliament in Thimphu.

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News Regarding Their Majesties King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun of Bhutan.

BhutanOn February 21, 2013, His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan “…awarded gallantry and service medals to 239 Royal Bhutan Army, Royal Bhutan Police, and Royal Body Guards personnel, Desuups and civilians” in Thimphu.

Afterward, His Majesty accompanied by Her Majesty Queen Jetsun visited the visited Dechenphodrang Monastic School “…on the occasion of His Majesty’s birthday.”   During their visit the royal couple “…offered Nyendar and prayers for the continued peace and prosperity of the nation.”

Their Majesties King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun of Bhutan Attend a Gala Dinner in Bangladesh.

TMBhutanOn the evening of February 18, 2013, Their Majesties King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun of Bhutan attended a gala dinner held in their honor and hosted by the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Ms. Sheikh Hasina.  The dinner , held at the Prime Ministers residence, wrapped up the royal couple’s five-day visit to Bangladesh.