His Majesty The King graced the Opening Ceremony of the fifth Session of the Third Parliament yesterday. 

Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen also graced the ceremony, accompanied by Her Royal Highness Princess Eeuphelma Choden Wangchuck and His Royal Highness Prince Ugyen Jigme Wangchuck. 

Following the official opening of Parliament, His Majesty also graced the opening ceremony for the National Council, which was held for the first time in the new hall in the National Convention Centre. The building now houses the National Council Assembly Hall and offices. 

Meanwhile, His Majesty The King granted Dhar to the newly elected Thimphu Thrompon, Ugyen Dorji, at the Gyalyong Tshokhang yesterday.