Sunday, 26 April 2009

Bhutan : His Majesty graces RBA Raising Day

April 25: His Majesty the King graced the Royal Bhutan Army (RBA) Raising Day Celebrations at the Tencholing Military Training Centre in Wangduephodrang yesterday.

His Majesty was accompanied by His Royal Highness Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck and Her Royal Highness Ashi Dechen Yangzom Wangchuck.

His Majesty was escorted to the celebration ground in traditional Chibdrel procession where His Majesty received a guard of honour from Royal Body Guards, Royal Bhutan Army and Royal Bhutan Police. This was followed by His Majesty’s address to the gathering of the armed force personnel, their family and thousands of people.

As part of the celebrations, the armed forces and the students presented a cultural programme.

The programme ended with Tashi Labey.

His Majesty also hosted a lunch for the armed force personnel and the public. People also offered Tashi khadhar to His Majesty the king.

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