His Majesty visits Lungnyi gewog
29- July, 2015, Paro: It was a special day for the people of Wochu and other villages in Paro’s Lungnyi Gewog, who welcomed His Majesty The King to their homes and fields, before enjoying a Public Tokha granted by His Majesty, together with their friends, neighbours, and their King.
His Majesty walked through the villages visiting the homes of the people, the community lhakhang and the naktshang, and observing the people at work in their paddy fields. Among the homes that His Majesty visited was of the village blacksmith, who still uses ancient traditional methods to forge traditional swords and knives.
During an Audience and Tokha granted to the people of Lungnyi Gewog, His Majesty shared the vision for our country, and listened to the people’s aspirations. The people presented traditional dances and songs, including the Wochupai Zhey. A small group of His Majesty’s Kidu Mobile Medical Unit personnel conducted medical check-ups for the people. In the morning, His Majesty granted an Audience to the students and faculty at the Paro College of Education.