His Majesty the King and Her Majesty the Queen left on a state visit to India this morning.
This is the first visit abroad after the royal wedding on October 13.
Upon arrival at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, the royal couple was received by Union Minister for State Deora Milind Murli, Chief of Protocol Ruchira Kamboj and the officials from the Royal Bhutanese Embassy.
They were also greeted by a large number of Indian journalists representing almost every media organisation.
While in India, His Majesty will meet the Indian leaders and discuss matters of mutual interest and cooperation.
The royal couple is accompanied by the Home and Cultural Affairs Minister Minjur Dorji, the Minister-in-Charge of Foreign Affairs Khandu Wangchuk and the Chief Operations Officer of the Royal Bhutan Army Major General Batoo Tshering.
This morning, His Majesty King and Her Majesty the Queen were seen off by Their Royal Highness the Princes and Princesses and the Paro dzongkhag officials.