It was only at the beginning of the month that King Jigme Khesar and Queen Jetsun Pema surprised the world with a photo. On the wedding day, too, the couple is as in love as they were on the first day.
Thimphu – On the occasion of their tenth wedding anniversary, King Jigme Khesar (41) and Queen Jetsun Pema (31) of Bhutan published two pictures from the Lingkana Palace, the residence of the royal family in Bhutan’s capital Thimphu. The photos do not show an arranged couple that is particularly artistically staged for a worthy occasion, but rather they show the heartwarming simplicity Solidarity and closeness between two people who have found each other.*
King Jigme Khesar and Queen Jetsun Pema: In love like 10 years ago
Actually, new photos were not necessarily to be expected, because the Royals had only published a new family photo at the beginning of the month. But apparently the popular couple wanted to share their happiness with everyone and that’s why they followed up with the wonderful pictures of their majesties.
The couple married on October 13, 2011 in Punakha Dzong at a traditional Buddhist ceremony. The Buddhist monastery castle in the Punakha district, also known as Pungtang-Dechen-Photrang-Dzong, which translates as “Extremely awesome Dzong Palace of Bliss”, serves as the administrative center of this area. Shortly before their wedding, they had received the blessing of the holy relic from Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal.
King Jigme Khesar and Queen Jetsun Pema: Are popular with the population
In Bhutan the party went on for days. The Bhutanese government declared October 13-15 a national holiday. On October 14, ten years ago, the king had Jigme and his Queen Jetsun* welcomes the people of Thimphu. The following day, they mingled with the crowd at a public ceremony at Changlimithang Stadium.
After the ceremony had König Jigme* addressed moving words to his new queen and said: “I have been waiting to get married for quite some time. But it doesn’t matter when you get married as long as it’s the right person. I am sure that I am married to the right person. “
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King Jigme Khesar and Queen Jetsun Pema: Found “the right person”
In the meantime, the couple, Crown Prince Jigme Namgyel (5) and Prince Ugyen Wangchuck (18 months), have two sweet children together and are doing their best to continue the legacy of King Jigme Singye Wangchuck (65), the king’s resigned father. In December 2006 the Old King abdicated.
Only recently, the royal couple had impressively demonstrated why Bhutan has blossomed into a showpiece in South Asia. Where national issues are or could become problematic, the king never turns a blind eye, Instead, it looks for a solution on site that will help those affected*. *24royal.de is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA.
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