Pres­i­dent con­grat­u­lates Bhutan Royal cou­ple on birth of baby boy

Bhutan Times - - Editorial - (Source: PTI)

New Delhi :- Pres­i­dent Pranab Mukher­jee yes­ter­day con­grat­u­lated the royal cou­ple of Bhutan on the birth of their baby boy. “Hearty con­grat­u­la­tions to the King and Queen of Bhutan on the birth of a baby boy,” he tweeted. The new crown prince was born on Fri­day to King Jigme Kh­e­sar Nam­gyel Wangchuck and Queen Jet­sun Pema at the Lingkana Palace in the Bhutanese cap­i­tal, the Royal Me­dia Of­fice had an­nounced yes­ter­day. 35-year-old Nam­gyel was of­fi­cially crowned fifth king in 2008 af­ter his father ab­di­cated the throne in his favour two years ear­lier. The Ox­ford-ed­u­cated King mar­ried com­moner Queen Pema, 25, in 2011 in an elab­o­rate tra­di­tional Bud­dhist cer­e­mony that was the big­gest me­dia event in Bhutanese his­tory.

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