HER MAJESTY THE GYALTSUEN RE­CEIVES ZHUNG DRATSHANG

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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.

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