A moment of immense joy
In the wee hours yesterday morning the national television broke the news about the birth of His Royal Highness Gyalsey at the Lingkana Palace to His Majesty the King and Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen as the First Child of Their Majesties. The whole nation was filled with joy and their happiness was over bounded.
As soon as the news broke people took into social media to share the news and people not having accesses to social media share the news using the cell phones with their loved ones. . The people wishes for His Royal Highness the Gyalsey and Their Majesties kept pouring in.
The Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi congratulated Their Majesties The King and Her Majesty the Queen on the birth of His Royal Highness The Gyalsey.
In the press release from the Royal Office for Media it was announced that the first Royal Child of His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen Jetsun Pema Wangchuck was born on the 5th of February, 2016.
His Royal Highness was born in Lingkana Palace in Thimphu. His Majesty the King was at Her Majesty’s side at the time of the Royal Birth,
The newborn prince was first presented to His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo.
His Holiness the Je Khenpo presided over the religious ceremonies and sacred Bhutanese traditions that were observed across the country during the occasion.
His Holiness the Je Khenpo said, the Royal Birth is a moment of profound happiness for the people of Bhutan.
Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay in his address to the nation in the National television and announced Monday a holiday across Bhutan to celebrate the event. Other several other significant programmes which includes the planting of two saplings of the Bodhi tree from Sri Lanka and Bodhgaya and 108 trees, each of five different species with sacred significance, are being planted at selected locations to mark the day of the Royal Birth.
The Hindu community from 5 southern Dzongkhags and the people of Samtse marks the day at the Shivalaya Mandir by offering prayers and good wishes. The Minister for Information and Communications presided over the ceremony.
The Prime Minister on the command of His Majesty the King, attended the Salang Tendrel for the reconstruction of Drugyel Dzong in Paro . The monument will be restored to its former glory. The Lam Neten of Paro Dzongkhag presided over the very important ceremony. Lyonpo Namgay Dorji and Lyonpo Dawa Gyaltshen also attended the ceremony
The moment is a matter of immense joy and happiness for all the Bhutanese and which makes us truly unique.