Bhutan’s Infant Prince Receives A Name

  April 16, 2016 at 5:17 am by

The infant Bhutanese Prince, who was born on February 5 as the first child of King Jigme Khesar and Queen Jetsun Pema, has been named today in an official naming ceremony at the Punakha Dzong.

His name has been announced as Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck.

Prince Jigme Namgyel’s naming day was chosen as April 16 as it is the death anniversary of Zhandrung Kuchoe,  and this year is also the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel to Bhutan.

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