HM GRANTS CITIZENSHIP KIDU TO 137 IN­DI­VID­U­ALS

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His Majesty The King granted Citizenship Kidu to 137 in­di­vid­u­als on June 29. The re­cip­i­ents took an Oath of Al­le­giance to the Tsa-Wa-Sum, at the Kuen­rey of the Tashich­hod­zong.

Re­cip­i­ents of the Kidu, who live across the coun­try, and are from all walks of life, made their ap­peals through the var­i­ous chan­nels avail­able to them, in­clud­ing di­rect ap­peals to His Majesty, and through the Kidu Sup­port Ser­vices of the Of­fice of the Gyalpoi Zim­pon.

As with all pre­vi­ous re­cip­i­ents, His Majesty per­son­ally met the ben­e­fi­cia­ries. His Majesty re­minded the re­cip­i­ents of their over­ar­ch­ing du­ties to the nation as Bhutanese cit­i­zens.

In this on­go­ing process of grant­ing Kidu, His Majesty The King has granted citizenship to over 9,000 in­di­vid­u­als till date.

The Prime Min­is­ter and Home Min­is­ter, as well as of­fi­cials from the Ju­di­ciary and the Min­istry of Home and Cul­tural Af­fairs plus the in­di­vid­u­als who re­ceived citizenship at­tended the cer­e­mony.

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