Bhutan King Wedding

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The King of Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and the newly crowned queen of Bhutan Jetsun Pema, pose for the media after their wedding ceremony in the monastery of Punakha Dzong, Bhutan, October 13, 2011.

The king of Bhutan, to be married today in a traditional ceremony in the isolated Himalayan nation, is a man of 31 years, with a touch of folk, famous for inviting his people in his house for tea and chat .
Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck ascended the throne in 2008 at the beginning of democracy in the country inland, famous for his invention of "Gross National Happiness" and its ban on foreign television until 1999.In three years, the young prince known as the K5 in different ways - the fifth king - and "The Prince and the Himalayas", was born in the shadow of the venerable father, and inspired nearly as much for his dedication to 700 000 persons .

"The fifth king in a short period of time extremely well," parliamentary opposition leader Tshering Tobgay told AFP."He traveled the length and breadth of the country and has met nearly all citizens."
These accolades are common in the streets of the capital Thimphu, where tens of thousands of people expected to attend a public celebration of the royal wedding on Saturday.

But few people know much about their future queen, except for some details about its competitiveness on the basketball court and a young age.Jetsun Pema, a 21-year-old student, was presented to the public in May and since then has quietly joined the monarch for his domestic voyages, and the latest victims of the earthquake in the West.
His face adorns thousands of posters, plaques and badges made to mark the occasion and its modest appearance has apparently won over the public in the country known as the "Land of the Dragon".
"I do not know much about her, but she is beautiful," said Chuck Zhung, a business student 23 years. "His Majesty has chosen the right one."

Others admire the apparent impact of the daughter of an airline pilot that the king, who speaks openly of his love and admiration for her, holding her hand, even for public office.
"I like a lot," said 16-year-old student waiting Choden Jurma perform a dance routine for the public celebrations on Saturday. "Wherever he goes, he takes her hands. Now young people start copying."Royal couple apparently met when the 17-year and seven, respectively, at a family picnic in Thimphu.Then, the prince was on his knees and said, "grow, if they are single and not married, and if you're the only one not married, I would like to be my wife, if we still feel the same way," he told the students during the month of in August.
After training in India and the United States, the king took a degree in political science and economics at Oxford University, where classmates remember him someone serious about their studies.

"It does not go to social events so much, but he had friends," recalled a classmate, who asked not to be named."It was much the same kind of person you see now as king. Strong and reliable"

Rector Lungtenzampa high school, Kinley Pem has taught at both the king and queen at different times in the future.She remembers Pema, who has two brothers and two sisters, qualified as a captain on the school basketball team, and someone who has won awards for public speaking.
"She has no airs. I think she did not even dream of becoming a queen, "said the headmaster.

Pema will continue as part of his studies in London, where he is said to have developed a strong interest in art and is studying for a degree in international relations.

Its future role is likely to charity and, with luck, be careful that the heir to the throne after the couple has children.

Since the advent of democracy in 2008, the king has a largely symbolic position, with the opportunity to advise the Government on constitutional issues, but it is clear that the management and daily acts of government.

Elvis fans and passionate mountain biker, who has promised to help protect his people from globalization, it is known to invite people to his home in the modest capital, where he listens to their problems and fears.
It is one of 10 siblings born to the former king and his four wives, all sisters.


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