A deeply sa­cred mo­ment

Bhutan Times - - Editorial -

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.

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