Friday, 20 June 2008

Bhutan : Windstorm victims receive Kidu

19 June, 2008 - In order to ensure the effective delivery of kidu to the most deserving sections of society, His Majesty the King has instructed Their Royal Highnesses the Princesses to constantly travel and work in various dzongkhags.

Their Royal Highnesses Ashi Dechen Yangzom Wangchuck and Ashi Kesang Choden Wangchuck have been based since 2006 in Mongar and Bumthang respectively as His Majesty’s Representatives for people’s welfare.

Most recently, HRH Ashi Dechen Yangzom Wangchuck, on behalf of His Majesty the King, visited the affected areas in Trashigang, Pemagatshel and Samdrup Jongkhar, for over a week and met with victims of the recent windstorm. Her Royal Highness conveyed His Majesty’s kidu to a total of 517 households who had suffered damages.

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