On 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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On 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.
On August 14, 2013, His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan “…conferred Dakyen to the newly elected Speaker of the National Assembly in the throne room of Tashichhodzong…” according to the newspaper, BBS.
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On 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.’”
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…”
On May 15, 2013, Their Majesties King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun of Bhutan held an audience this afternoon with the “…7th batch of DeSuung Volunteers.” And, well, that’s it. For more information about today’s meeting as well as to view a photo please click here.