Tiny himalayan nation celebrates as king jigme khesar namgyal wangchuck marries his commoner bride, jetsun pema. On 13 october, in a bhutanese fairy-tale wedding, the country's 31-year-old king, the oxford-educated jigme khesar namgyel wangchuk,.
Bhutan, about the size of iowa and with a population roughly equal to el paso, texas, is a place watch bhutan royal wedding: no kissing. Jigme dorji wangchuck was the druk gyalpo of bhutan he began to open bhutan to the outside world, began modernization, and took the first steps toward democratization contents 1 education and royal wedding 2 father of modern bhutan 3 political and.
The world's youngest monarch, in one of the world's most remote and enchanting kingdoms, has surprised his country by announcing wedding.
No heads of state or fancy hats appeared at this royal wedding, and the bride wore a traditional silk kira instead of a white gown on october 13.
Jetsun pema, queen of bhutan, is only 27 the royal wedding took place in october 2011, when queen jetsun pema was only 21.