President, PM felicitate Bhutan King, Queen

Last Updated: Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 22:36

New Delhi: President Pratibha Patil and
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday felicitated Bhutan King
Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk and Queen Jetsun Pema on their
marriage.
The President said India is "greatly looking forward to
welcoming the King and the Queen of Bhutan to India later this
month on a state visit".
In his letter, the Prime Minister said the "government
and people of India wish you every happiness and greater peace
and prosperity as Bhutan enters a new era in its history".

King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck married his
childhood sweetheart and commoner Jetsun Pema in a traditional
Buddhist ceremony in Punakha, Bhutan, today.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 22:36

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