Coinciding with Zhabdrung Kuchoe, the nation commemorated the naming ceremony of His Royal Highness the Gyalsey at Punakha on 16 April. The Chairperson accompanied by the members of the National Council joined the nation to mark the auspicious day.
The celebration commenced with unfolding of the Zhabdrung Phunsun Thokpie Thongdrel with thousands of and students reciting at the corridor at the courtyard of Punakha Dzong. The Central Monastic body arranged more than thousand monks to perform special prayers and recite Jigten Wangchuk Soeldep at various shrine inside the Dzong. As in the past, the three days event is organized and funded by a non-profit organization called Jigten Wangchuck Tshogpa.
Photo Credit: His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyel, Facebook page
Find out who's the MP(s) for a constituency.
Read press releases, watch live & archived video..
Keep up to date with what's happening at the National Council.
Langjophaka, Thimphu, Post Box No. 200, PABX: 00975-2-337370/337371/337372/337374, Fax No. 325543/337158