His Majesty is patron of several institutes and associations including ‘Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry’, ‘European Convention of Bhutan Societies’, ‘Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies’, ‘Bhutan Scouts Association’, ‘Bhutan India Friendship Association’ and ‘India Bhutan Foundation’. http://yellow.bt/calendar-april-2016/ #KingJigmeKhesar #QueenJetsunPema #TheGyalsey #Tashichhodzong #Bhutan #Love #Spring #Blossoms #Beautiful, A post shared by Her Majesty Queen Jetsun Pema (@her_majesty_queen_of_bhutan) on Mar 31, 2016 at 6:55am PDT. The landmark ‘Rehabilitation Project’, which was introduced in 2011 and commenced by his brother Jigme Dorji in October 2014, rehabilitated the people living in remote and inaccessible regions of Bhutan to villages. He was inducted as ‘Ponlop of Trongsa’ or the ‘Trongsa Penlop’ in Trongsa Dzong on October 31, 2004. In 2011, the 21-year-old commoner Jetsun Pema married the 31-year-old King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck. Dignitaries and senior officials from the government, UN and private sector also attended the event, which organized by National Environment Commission (NEC). He succeeded his father Jigme Singye Wangchuck, who formally renounced the throne in favour of his son. Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, 31, … "She and I share one big thing in common: a love and passion for art. Thereafter he went to Massachusetts and attended boarding schools. Jetsun Pema is the second eldest of five children. ", The entire country is glowing emerald with lush fields of paddy and maize in the balmy summer months. In 2005, he undertook a program at the ‘National Defence College’ in New Delhi, India and later did a year long leadership development program from the ‘Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration’. Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck Biography, Life, Interesting Facts. Jetsun Pema, 27, is the world's youngest living queen. Her Majesty's eternal grace and service to the nation alongside His Majesty The King inspires and uplifts us everyday. Meet Jetsun Pema, the youngest queen on the planet. On the auspicious occassion of Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen's birthday, (June 4), we join the entire country in offering our wishes and love to Her Majesty The Queen. Dragon King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, 35, announced in November that his wife Jetsun Pema, 25, is pregnant with a son On New Year's Day, they shared a … image caption Jigme Khesar is the fifth in a line of hereditary rulers who have reigned in Bhutan for the last 100 years. In 2006, King Jigme Singye Wangchuk abdicated the throne in favor of his eldest son, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck. In February 2007, he signed a new friendship treaty with India in place of the 1949 treaty. Jigme Singye Wangchuck, འཇིགས་མེད་སེང་གེ་དབང་ཕྱུག་, (born 11 November 1955) is the former king of Bhutan (Druk Gyalpo) from 1972 until his abdication in favor of his eldest son, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, in 2006. They were provided with essential amenities and services and also helped in their agricultural efforts. The twenty six year old prince became a sensation, especially among female admirers, so much so that the Thai media gave him the epithet, ‘Prince Charming’. Encouraged by his father, he travelled to different countries as the ‘Crown Prince’ and attended several international events representing Bhutan and its people. #HisMajesty #KingJigmeKhesar #KingofBhutan #HerMajesty #QueenJetsunPema #QueenofBhutan #HRH #Gyalsey #ZhabdrungKuchoe #May #calendar #yellow, A post shared by Her Majesty Queen Jetsun Pema (@her_majesty_queen_of_bhutan) on Apr 30, 2017 at 6:49am PDT, • The secret code cabin crew use to point out attractive passengers• The 17 cities where the world's richest people want to live• A 2018 ranking of universities worldwide. Read our full mailing list consent terms here, A student offers a painting of Their Majesties and The Gyalsey #KingJigmeKhesar #QueenJetsunPema #Gyalsey #Bhutan #Blessed #Punakha #Painting, A post shared by Her Majesty Queen Jetsun Pema (@her_majesty_queen_of_bhutan) on Apr 18, 2016 at 10:05am PDT. Queen Jetsun Pema was born at Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital, Thimphu on 4 June 1990. He is the son of King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck and Ashi Kezang Choden Wangchuck.. Jigme Singye was educated privately in Bhutan in both traditional and Buddhist studies. It is a Dzongkha title bestowed to the heir apparent of the Monarchy of Bhutan. In this quest, he visits inaccessible villages and communities across Bhutan. His Majesty was born on February 21, 1980 to Jigme Singye Wangchuck, the fourth ‘Dragon King’ of Bhutan, and his third wife, Queen Tshering Yangdon, as their eldest son. The launch was attended by the Prime Minister Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay, Her Excellency Annemarie Huber-Hotz, the Vice President of the International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent, as well as the regional heads of the IFRC and ICRC. Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. #HisMajesty #KingJigmeKhesar #KingofBhutan #HerMajesty #QueenJetsunPema #Gyaltsuen #hisroyalhighness #GyalseyJigmeNamgyel #PrinceofBhutan #Trongsa #NationalDay #Bhutan #celebrations #happiness, A post shared by Her Majesty Queen Jetsun Pema (@her_majesty_queen_of_bhutan) on Dec 17, 2016 at 12:28pm PST. She gave birth to the royal couple's first child, a son named Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck, in February 2016. Despite her royal duties, she appears to be a hands-on mother. Pictured: the King and Queen of Bhutan in Japan in 2019 The existing Open Comments threads will continue to exist for those who do not subscribe to Independent Premium. Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck (འཇིགས་མེད་གེ་སར་རྣམ་རྒྱལ་དབང་ཕྱུག་, Wylie: jigs med ge sar rnam rgyal dbang phyug), born 21 February 1980, is the current reigning Druk Gyalpo or "Dragon King" of the Kingdom of Bhutan. Traditionally attired Bhutanese dancers smile during the coronation ceremony of the 5th King of … - Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck Biography, https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/jigme-khesar-namgyel-wangchuck-7078.php, Top NBA Players With No Championship Rings, Famous Role Models You Would Like To Meet. © 2017. He is the Chancellor of the ‘Royal University of Bhutan’. In a rare privilege for an outsider, the author joins the royal family at the coronation of Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, the new ruler of the … Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck (Dzongkha: འཇིགས་མེད་རྣམ་རྒྱལ་དབང་ཕྱུག་, born 5 February 2016) is the first child and heir apparent of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan and his wife, Queen Ashi Jetsun Pema.He has been the Crown Prince of Bhutan since his birth in … The popular king, also a young monarch, studied at Oxford University. Zhabdrung Kuchoe falls this year on May 5. 8 May 2017: Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen graced the launch of the Bhutan Red Cross Society, coinciding with the International Red Cross & Red Crescent Day. Her Majesty then studied International Relations, at the Regent’s College in London. His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen visited eastern Bhutan in June, and introduced His Royal Highness The Gyalsey to the people. Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen Addressed the event (full speech and Royal photographs on www.facebook.com/QueenJetsun). He also strives in developing the civil service, education and business sectors and continues to tour to meet especially the younger generation to inspire them in building up an advanced nation. However, her family apparently has long-term links with the royals. The couple — who have a 1-year-old son, Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck — have both studied in England, share a love of art, and were once dubbed the Will and Kate of The Himalayas. He maintains the ancient tradition of ‘Kidu’ that manifests the reign of Dharma King who carries on his holy duty of taking care of the people. She's known for her charity work for organisations like the Bhutan Red Cross Society, Ability Bhutan Society, and Bhutan Kidney Association. Protecting the Ozone Layer remains an important endeavor, and these efforts have been bolstered by Her Majesty’s support as the UNEP Ozone Ambassador. Her Majesty Jetsun Pema joined His Majesty the King on several of his royal visits to various parts of Bhutan before their wedding. The Bhutanese royals were once nicknamed the Will and Kate of the Himalayas. Bhutanese Emperors & Kings, education: Wheaton College, University of Oxford, Phillips Academy, See the events in life of Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck in Chronological Order. King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan is taking a page from Kate Middleton ’s parenting book and sharing snapshots of his adorable 6-month-old son — … (Jigme Khesar Namgyel is the fifth Druk Gyalpo or Dragon King.) They most recently visited New Delhi, India, in October, where their 1-year-old son reportedly melted hearts — and it's not hard to see why. Speaking about his wife, the king once told local reporters: "I have been waiting for quite some time to get married. Bhutan king Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck visits Varanasi Rupee shortage, loans challenges for new government: Bhutan king Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck Trending in Panache Virat Kohli Sonu Sood Kangana Ranaut Ved Mehta Elon … #HerMajesty #QueenJetsunPema #QueenofBhutan #MontrealProtocol #Environment #UNEP #OzoneAmbassador #OzonePark #Thimphu #Bhutan, A post shared by Her Majesty Queen Jetsun Pema (@her_majesty_queen_of_bhutan) on Nov 6, 2017 at 7:34am PST. 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