Royal visit: The visit to Bhutan by Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge of the United Kingdom, which took place at the invitation of His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, concluded yesterday.

During the two-day visit, Their Royal Highnesses received an audience with His Majesty The King and The Gyaltsuen.

His Royal Highness Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck hosted an archery match and other traditional sports at Changlimithang, which the Duke and Duchess participated in. Their Royal Highnesses also interacted with students from Ability Bhutan Society and the Draktsho Vocational Training Centre for Special Children and Youth at Changlimithang.

On the second day of the visit, Their Royal Highnesses trekked to the Taktshang Monastery in Paro and later in the evening met with Bhutanese who have studied in the United Kingdom.

Their Royal Highnesses’ successful visit has reinforced the growing ties of friendship between the Royal Families and Peoples of Bhutan and the United Kingdom, a foreign affairs press release stated.

Staff reporter