February 15: His
Majesty the King today celebrated losar with the students of the
Khaling National Institute of Disabled (NID). The celebration was
held at the Lingkana palace.
The speaker of the National
Assembly, cabinet ministers, chief of the armed forces, chairman of
the National Council and the Opposition Leader offered Tashi Khadar
to His Majesty the King on the occasion of the losar. His Majesty
the King was celebrating the losar with the students and teachers of
Khaling NID in Lingkana palace as officials offered the Tashi
His Majesty the King granted tea and snacks to the
official dignitaries and to the children of NID. The children
performed a few songs dedicated to His Majesty the King.
students and the entire teaching faculty of NID are en route to
Thailand on holiday and study trip. The trip to Thailand is
sponsored by His Majesty the King. His Majesty had promised the trip
during the last Royal Tour to the earthquake affected
His Majesty grants audience to
Coinciding with the losar celebrations, His
Majesty the King granted audience to 265 Non Commissioned Officers
(NCOs) of the armed forces.
Speaking to the NCOs, His Majesty
the King said, some of you have been serving the armed forces for
over three decades.
His Majesty said he wanted to thank them
for their service to the Nation and through them, convey his
personal happiness at the manner in which the armed forces have
served the people following the recent natural disasters.
His Majesty also granted lunch to the