Tuesday, 24 February 2009

Bhutan : His Majesty grants audience to 2008 toppers

February 22: Coinciding with the birth anniversary of His Majesty the King, His Majesty met the toppers of last year’s classes 10 and 12 Board Examinations at the Lingkhana palace yesterday.

His Majesty spoke to the toppers and congratulated them for excelling in their exams and studies. His Majesty said he is proud to see such young brilliant students.

The students also offered Tashi Khadhars as birthday greetings to His Majesty the King. There were 14 students in total. Out of that four students topped class 10 examination and the remaining 10 are toppers from science, commerce and arts stream of class 12 examination.

Speaking to BBS, students said they were deeply honored and pleasantly surprised. They said His Majesty’s advice has motivated and inspired them to study even harder and perform better in future.

Last year over 7,500 students appeared for the class 10 board examinations and over 5,000 students sat for the class 12 board examinations.


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