His Majesty with the people working on the fields of the Wobthang farm in Tang

Royal Tour to Central, Eastern, and Southern Bhutan

His Majesty The King is on a Royal Tour of the central, eastern, and southern parts of Bhutan to inspect the impact and works related to COVID-19. The Prime Minister and the National Council Chairperson are accompanying His Majesty.

His Majesty visited the Bumthang Wobthang Agriculture project in Tang on 6 July 2020. The project, an initiative of the Opposition Leader, is financed by the Prime Minister’s office and has engaged retired agricultural officers, gewog, MOAF, and the local community to produce organic vegetables.

After the visit, His Majesty granted Tokha to the people of Tang and granted Audience to Class 10 and 12 students of Jakar Central School. Schools have reopened for class 10 and 12 students since 1st July.

His Majesty also visited a new carpentry workshop which uses Swiss technology, in Batpalathang.

On 5 July, His Majesty granted an Audience to the Bumthang COVID task force, which offered updates on the economic impact of COVID in Bumthang.

His Majesty also offered prayers at Kurje and Jambay Lhakhang, as well as at the Nimlalung Pangtey Gonpa in Chumey.

His Majesty will be continuing to visit the eastern and southern parts of the country in the next few days.

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