His Majesty the King celebrated the 2012 National Day with the people of Thimphu. Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen also graced the celebrations.
His Majesty the King celebrated the 2011 National Day with the people of Thimphu. Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen also attended the celebrations.
In a Royal Edict issued on 9th December 2006, His Majesty the fourth King Jigme Singye Wangchuck said: “I am confident that a bright future lies ahead for Bhutan with the leadership of a new King and a democratic system of government that is best suited for our country as enshrined under the constitution. I have every confidence that there will be unprecedented progress and prosperity for our nation in the reign of our fifth king.”
Later the same month on Bhutan’s National Day, 17 December 2006, the young king walked across Changlimithang Stadium to speak and reach out to his people, embodying the brave new spirit of the kingdom.