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HRH Dasho Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck
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Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck is a son of HM Jigme Singye Wangchuck, the 4th Druk Gyalpo, and HM Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck
His Majesty the King granted the Royal Scarf to His Royal Highness Dasho Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck at a simple ceremony on 28 August 2007. The Royal Scarf symbolises "Lifelong commitment to the service of the king, country and people."

According to tradition, princes and princesses of the Druk Gyalpo wear the white scarf.

This practice represents the pursuit of knowledge and attainment of the values of simplicity, humility and equality until such age when they begin the work of "fulfilling their sacred duty of service to the nation and people."

His Royal Highness, Dasho Jigyel, was born in 1984. He studied in Yangchenphug Higher Secondary School, completed high school in Choate Rosemary Hall, USA, and graduated 2007 from Oxford University, United Kingdom.

His Royal Highness would have graduated a year earlier, but had returned to Bhutan during the first year of college to join the militia for the military operations in 2003.

Source: KUENSEL 2007

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HRH Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck

Copenhagen (Denmark)

8 October, 2009

His Majesty's Representative to the Bhutan olympic committee, HRH Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck met Dr Jacques Rogge, president of the international olympic committee, at the olympic conference centre.

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