22 January 2013, Thimphu - Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen graced the closing of second Camp Raven at the YDF hall in Thimphu. 747 children of armed force personnel attended the 2 week camp. Camp Raven is organized by the Office of the Gyalpoi Zimpon to engage and empower the youth during their winter vacation.
January 19, 2013, Thimphu: Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen Jetsun Pema Wangchuck launched the book ‘Jewel in the Crown’, which tells the story of the Royal Wedding with digital illustrations. The book was published by BMC Private Ltd.
27 December 2012, Punakha: His Majesty the King, accompanied by Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen, graced the ongoing Pel Dechhog Khorlo Dompai Wangchen presided by His Holiness the Je Khenpo.
His Majesty the King and Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen were received by His Holiness the Je Khenpo, members of the monastic body, and Their Majesties the Queen Mothers and Their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princesses who also graced the occasion.
His Majesty granted an audience to His Holiness the Je Khenpo and met with the devotees gathered at the Wangchen grounds.
7 December, 2012: The King and Queen granted an audience to delegates of European Bhutan Friendship Societies at the Tashichhodzong this morning.
3 December, 2012: Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen graced the Special Olympics Meet coinciding with the International Day of People with Disability in Bhutan as the Guest of Honour. The event was organized by Ability Bhutan Society (ABS), Draktsho Vocational Training Center for Special Children and Youth, Special Education Division of the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health, Youth Development Fund, Bhutan Foundation, and Disabled Persons’ Association of Bhutan.
Her Majesty is the Royal Patron for the Ability Bhutan Society.
Their Majesties with the members of the Bhutan-India Friendship Association (BIFA) on Thursday 15, 2012
1st November 2012, Punakha: Their Majesties celebrated the Coronation Anniversary at a picnic lunch with the 5th batch of Desuups.
24 October, 2012: Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen graced the Silver Jubilee celebrations of the Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN).
As Patron of RSPN, Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen inaugurated the new office building and the Jigme Khesar Environment Resource Center at an event commemorating the pioneer NGO’s 25 years of work in environmental conservation in Bhutan.
RSPN was established in 1987, and His Majesty the King (at the time the Crown Prince) assumed patronage in 1999.
13 October 2012 – On the occasion of the first Anniversary of the Royal Wedding, the Prime Minister, cabinet ministers and senior government officials paid their respects to His Majesty the King and to Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen.
- In keeping with His Majesty’s wishes there were no national holidays or official celebrations.
- His Majesty and Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen granted two Sertogs for the Dukhang and Kuenrey of the Paro Rinpung Dzong.
- His Majesty the King commanded prayers for the nation and the people in important Lhakhangs around the country.
Happy First Year Anniversary to the couple!
25 September 2012: His Majesty the King, accompanied by Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen, graced the last day of the Wangduephodrang Tshechu today. Their Majesties interacted with the people who had come from all over Wangdue and neighbouring dzongkhags.
The three-day Wangduephodrang Tshechu was held at the Tencholing Military Academy ground with assistance of the Royal Bhutan Army. Despite the change
14 September, 2012: Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen addresses the national celebration of 25 years since the signing of the international treaty to protect the ozone layer. Her Majesty is Bhutan’s Ozone Ambassador and on behalf of the people of Bhutan, is offered a plaque by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in appreciation of the country’s contribution to the Montreal Protocol goals.