His Majesty the King and Her Majesty the Queen tour the South

His Majesty The King, accompanied by Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen, visited Gaeddu College of Business Studies on 25th March 2015. His Majesty granted Audiences to the students of the college, as well as the faculty. Their Majesties are on a Royal Tour of the southern dzongkhags

On 24th March His Majesty granted Audiences to the faculty and students of the College of Science and Technology in Rinchending.

While in Phuentsholing, His Majesty visited Pasakha Chumigthang Middle Secondary School and granted Audiences to the teachers and students of the school.

His Majesty also granted Audiences to the Thromde officials, Desuups, and RBA and RBP officers in Phuentsholing.

His Majesty travelled by the Samtse-Phuentsholing highway, which awaits a bridge over Amochu for it to be used as an alternative route connecting Samtse to the rest of the country.

On 21st March 2015 His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen visited the Shivalaya Mandir, the Samtse College of Education (SCE), and Samtse Lower Secondary School during Their Majesties’ visit to Samtse.

His Majesty The King granted Audiences to the students and teachers at the school, and the students and lecturers of SCE.

His Majesty also inspected the construction of the Shivalaya mandir. His Majesty commanded the construction of the mandir after the Royal Wedding as a gift to the community. The mandir, which has been constructed out of intricately carved sandstone, and features marble statues of Lord Shiva and other deities, was built around a sacred site where a small mandir previously stood. It will be completed this year, coinciding with the 60th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty The Fourth Druk Gyalpo.

During the Royal Tour to the southern dzongkhags, Their Majesties previously travelled to Phuentsholing and Gelephu.

In Phuentsholing, His Majesty visited the Royal Institute of Governance and Strategic Studies, and granted an Audience to the participants of the ongoing 4th Senior Executive Leadership programme.

Their Majesties visited Sonamgang Middle Secondary School and Phuentsholing Lower Secondary School in Phuentsholing, where His Majesty granted Audiences to students and teachers.

In Gelephu, Their Majesties visited Gelephu Lower Secondary School and Bhutan Hydropower Services Limited in Jigmeling.

His Majesty granted Audiences to the students and teachers at the school, and the staff of BHSL at Jigmeling.

His Majesty graced the Royal Bhutan Police’s 47th Batch Gagsars’ Attestation Parade where 150 men and 50 women recruits completed their training from the Jigmeling Police Training Institute on March 15.

Their Majesties visited Gelephu, Samtse and Phuentsholing on a Royal Tour of the Southern Dzongkhags.

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