Drukgyel dzong reconstruction to complete by 2022

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Tuesday, September, 11th,2018 in News. No Comments

The reconstruction work at Drukgyel dzong in Paro is 40 percent complete, according to the project officials. The work is estimated to complete by December 2022. The reconstruction works began in April 2016 after the command of His Majesty The King to celebrate the birth of His Royal Highness (HRH) The Gyalsey, to commemorate the […]

His Majesty visits Goensho Tshamkhang

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Thursday, July, 26th,2018 in News. No Comments

His Majesty The King yesterday visited the Goensho Tshamkhang, a retreat for elderly people built under His Majesty’s People’s Project in Wangsisina, Thimphu. The retreat, completed in June, currently accommodates 19 inhabitants who are recipients of His Majesty’s Gensho Zhabto Kidu. The recipients of the Gensho Zhabto Kidu are senior citizens who do not have […]

His Majesty on tour of Wangduephodrang

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Thursday, June, 14th,2018 in News. No Comments

His Majesty The King and officials join the farmers working in their paddy fields in Changkha, Gasetsho Gom gewog in Wangdue yesterday. Their Majesties are on a tour of Wangduephodrang dzongkhag.The onset of monsoon, when paddy saplings must be transplanted, is the most important time of the year for Bhutanese farmers. The work is strenuous […]

Their Majesties offer prayers at Taktsang

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Sunday, February, 25th,2018 in News. No Comments

To mark the 38th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty The King, Their Majesties and His Royal Highness The Gyalsey visited Paro Taktsang yesterday morning to offer prayers. This is His Royal Highness The Gyalsey’s first visit to Taktsang. Considered one of the most sacred Buddhist sites in the country, the temple complex surrounding the scared […]

His Majesty’s Address

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Thursday, June, 8th,2017 in News. No Comments

12th Convocation of the Royal University of Bhutan It is extremely comforting and satisfying to meet so many of you today. When I think of the future, I am particularly reassured because you are all so qualified and capable. We are gathered here – representatives of the clergy, the Prime Minister and senior officials of […]

Keeping the weaving culture alive

By: sonam on Monday, February, 13th,2017 in News. No Comments

Main story: In one of the warmest rooms inside Royal Textile Academy (RTA) in Thimphu, twenty-five young girls ranging from as young as 11 to 21 years old are learning something valuable – the art of traditional weaving. Instead of spending their time roaming around town or sitting in front of television, they are spending their […]

Our Gyalsey is Special

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Monday, February, 6th,2017 in News. No Comments

The Nation’s Son His Royal Highness Gyalsey Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck is one year old  tomorrow. On this same day last year, the Kingdom experienced enormous joy and happiness with the birth of The Gyalsey. It was a defining moment for the Bhutanese people, for our hopes and aspirations in the continuation of the Wangchuck Dynasty, […]

His Majesty The King in Pemagatshel

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Monday, January, 23rd,2017 in News. No Comments

His Majesty The King visited Borangmo village, the second village in Pemagatshel built under His Majesty The King’s national resettlement project. The village is populated by 51 households from the most remote regions of Nganglam gewog in Pemagatshel. As part of the project, which commenced in 2012, the people were granted plots to build houses […]