HER MAJESTY THE GYALTSUEN RECEIVES ZHUNG DRATSHANG
Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen on Wednesday received the Zhung Dratshang at the Lingkana Palace as the monk body arrived at Thimphu, their summer residence. Led by Dorji Lopen, the Zhung Dratshang left their winter residence in Punakha. On their way from Simtokha Dzong, hundreds of people who were lined up along the road received blessing from sacred relics.
The monk body was received by the Prime Minister, the Opposition leader, the Chairperson of the National Council, Members of the Parliament and several other senior officials at the Tashichhodzong.
The monk body will spend six months in Thimphu before returning to Punakha.