His Majesty The King Visits Tsirang

04 June 2018

Royal visit in Tsirang: His Majesty the King granted an audience to all the 252 ex-armed forces in Tsirang on May 30, 2018 at Moenlamthang. The ex-armed forces comprised of ex-Royal Body Guard, ex-Royal Bhutan Army and ex-Royal Bhutan Police from all the 12 Gewogs and Thromede.

His Majesty then visited Tsirangtoe Central School and met with the 31 teachers, 18 support staffs and 603 students on May 31, 2018. Later in the afternoon, His Majesty visited Sergithang Gewog and met with the public of Sergithang, 9 teachers, 6 general staffs and 207 students of Sergithang Primary School. Later in the evening, His Majesty the King paid an homage visit to Chgangchey's Singa Devi Mandir build in 1866 which is located in Dzomlinghtang chiwog under Gosaling Gewog. Public of Gosaling Gewog were also granted the Royal audience at the Mandir.

On June 01, after visiting Namgaychhoeling Dratshang, His Majesty the King then visited Mendrelgang Central School and met with the 53 teachers, 33 general staffs and 1265 students there. Later, His Majesty then met with the public of of Patsaling, Rangthangling, Mendrelgang and Barshong Gewog at Mendrelgang Central School's soccer field. His Majesty also granted audience to more than 100 Kidu applicants from the Patshaling, Rangthangling and Mendrelgang Gewog.

In the evening, His Majesty met with the Sector Heads, Regional Heads and other civil servants in the Dzongkhag Tshogdu hall.

On June 02, 2018, His Majesty the King visited Pungtenchu Gewog and met with the public of Pungtenchu, Tsirangtoe and Semjong Gewog at Pungtenchu Primary School's soccer field, and also met with the Kidu applicants separately. Prior to it, His Majesty graciously visited Damphu Central School (DCS) and observed the social forestry day by planting more than 100 saplings by 15 forestry officials and teachers of DCS, among which His Majesty the King personally planted chemshing (Ziziphus budanensis), Jangchubshing (Ficus religiosa) and Tshendenshing (Cupressus corneyana). The sapling species planted were champ, dogwood, wild cherry, Japanese plum, podocarpus, peepal, tshenden, jacaranda, and rudraksh.

Later in the afternoon (on June 02, 2018), His Majesty the King met with 230 kidu applicants (from Pungtenchu, Tsirangtoe and Semjong Gewog) separately in Pungtenchu Primary School's soccer field.

Source: Janchu Dorji, Legal Officer