Her Majesty The Gyalt­suen graces the Word En­vi­ron­ment Day cel­e­bra­tions

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Rep­re­sen­ta­tives from the Drat­shang, cabi­net, op­po­si­tion, armed forces, gov­ern­ment, civil so­ci­ety or­ga­ni­za­tions and pri­vate sec­tor, of­fered birth­day wishes to Her Majesty The Gyalt­suen for Her Majesty’s Birth An­niver­sary, at the Lingkana palace last Thurs­day.

The wives of the armed force per­son­nel pre­sented a flower ex­hi­bi­tion in the palace grounds for the oc­ca­sion.

Later Her Majesty The Gyalt­suen graced the cel­e­bra­tion of the World En­vi­ron­ment Day.

In line with this year’s theme ‘Seven Bil­lion Dreams, One Planet, Con­sume With Care,’ that ex­presses the con­cept of Sus­tain­able Devel­op­ment and Con­sump­tion, the ‘Youth Ac­tion on 4R’s club in Schools’, ‘Sus­tain­abil­ity and Ef­fi­ciency: To­wards Pa­per­less Gov­ern­ment’, and Demon­stra­tion Project on Holis­tic Waste Man­age­ment: To­wards a Zero Waste So­ci­ety’ were launched.

Thim­phu Schools ex­hib­ited their cre­ative prod­ucts made from waste ma­te­ri­als for a com­pe­ti­tion. Her Majesty awarded prizes to the win­ners of the Waste Ex­hi­bi­tion Com­pe­ti­tion.

June 4 is cel­e­brated in Bhutan as the World En­vi­ron­ment Day co­in­cid­ing with Her Majesty’s birth­day, in hon­our of Her Majesty’s guid­ance and ini­tia­tives in en­vi­ron­ment pro­tec­tion.

Her Majesty the Gyalt­suen graced the cel­e­bra­tion of the World En­vi­ron­ment day, held in Bhutan on the 4th of June, 2015 co­in­cid­ing with Her Majesty’s birth­day.

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