A deeply sacred moment
As His Royal Highness The Gyalsey turns one today Bhutan already seems to have secured the future now. The news about the birth of His Royal Highness Gyalsey at the Lingkana Palace as the First Child of Their Majesties The King and Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen gave immense joy to the whole nation last year. The happiness of the people across the country was over bounded.
As soon as the news broke people wrote in social media to share the news and people not having accesses to social media shared the news using the cell phones with their loved ones. . The peoples’ wish 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.
In order to commemorate the first birth anniversary of His Royal Highness the Ministry of Agriculture is carrying out numbers of activities which includes the launching of integrated Yak conservation and breeding centre at Conephu in Haa and inauguration of the park office for Jomotsangkha Wildlife sanctuary
The Regional Centre of Tiger and cats will be launched in Tingtibi Zhemgang and a wildlife rescue and rehabilitation centre will be launched in Jigmeling, Sarpang.
Other activities like launching of National Native Poultry conservation center in Lhuentse and inauguration of 100th farm shop in Sakteng will also take place.
At the same time a century of orchid record in Bhutan will also be launched in NBC, Serbithang today.
Likewise, launching of the center for conservation and breeding of Bhutanese mastiff ( Bjop- Khyi) is also taking place in National Mastiff Breeding Cetre, Gasa.
A five- day long “Maha Akhanda Shiva Mantra Yagya” began at Shivalaya Mandir in Samtse to commemorate the first birth anniversary of His Royal Highness The Gyalsey Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck.
The Hindu religious ritual is organized by the Samtse Dzongkhag in collaboration with the Hindu Dharma Samudaya of Bhutan and Lhotsham communities of six other Dzongkhags ( Chhukha, Tsirang, Sarpang, Samdrupjongkhar and Dagana).
Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgyel will be travelling to Drugyel Dzong for the installation of the Shertog of the Dzong and the BBS will also launch the first Dzongkha animation series.
The birth of the Son of the Nation was a deeply sacred moment, which holds promise of the future and the continuity of the magnanimity and greatness of the Wangchuck Dynasty.