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His Royal Highness Crown Prince Dasho Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
Born on February 21, 1980
After completing early schooling in Bhutan, His Royal Highness completed high school and graduated from the Cushing Academy and the Wheaton College, USA. In 2000, His Royal Highness continued further education in Magdalen College, Oxford University. His Royal Highness completed the Foreign Service Programme and a M Phil programme in Politics at Oxford University.
On May 8, 2002, His Royal Highness represented Bhutan at the 27th UN General Assembly
His Royal Highness the Crown Prince, Dasho Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, assumed the revered historical position of Chhoetse Penlop on October 21, 2004.
December 14, 2006:
His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck becomes the fifth Druk Gyalpo.
His Royal Highness Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck will be enthroned as the fifth Druk Gyalpo in 2008.
December 14, 2006
His Majesty King Jigme Singye Wangchuk said that the responsibilities of the Throne would be delegated to the Chhoetse Penlop before 2008. His Royal Highness Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck will be enthroned as the fifth Druk Gyalpo in 2008.
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His Majesty the King's National Day address on December 17, 2005
His Majesty King Jigme Singye Wangchuk said that the responsibilities of the Throne would be delegated to the Chhoetse Penlop before 2008. His Royal Highness Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck will be enthroned as the fifth Druk Gyalpo in 2008.
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Contributed by Kuensel, Bhutan's national newspaper
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