Wednesday, 11 March 2009

Bhutan : His Majesty the King arrives in Trongsa enroute to Lhuentse and Monggar

March 9: His Majesty the King has arrived in Trongsa enroute to Lhuentse and Monggar. His Majesty is accompanied by His Royal Highess Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck and Her Royal Highness Ashi Dechen Yangzom Wangchuck.

Upon arrival in Trongsa, His Majesty was received by dzongkhag officials, rabdey monks, grassroots leaders and the public.

His Majesty left on a tour of Lhuentse and Monggar this morning.

As the Royal entourage departed from Thimphu, His Majesty was seen off by Her Royal Highness Ashi Sonam Dechan Wangchuck, the Prime Minister Lyonchhen Jigmi Y. Thinley, Cabinet Ministers, the Chief Justice Lyonpo Sonam Tobgye, the National Assembly Speaker Jigme Tshultim, and the Chairperson of the National Council Namgay Penjore.

His Majesty is traveling to Lhuentse and Monggar to sit with the members of each household and discuss the findings of the cadastral re-survey and possible solutions to the problems facing the people. The cadastral re-survey has been completed in Lhuentse and some geogs of Monggar.

His Majesty will also grant Kidu to students, landless farmers, and the old and disabled. His Majesty will grant audience to students who have excelled in their studies in the past year and meet dzongkhag, community and local officials and leaders.

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