His Majesty The King granted citizenship kidu to 359 people, and granted an audience to them at the Kuenrey of the Tashichhodzong yesterday.

The recipients took part in a ceremony of Oath of Allegiance to the TsaWa-Sum. His Majesty reminded the recipients of the profound responsibilities that a Bhutanese citizen has – to nurture the Bhutanese identity, promote trust and unity among the people, and participate wholeheartedly in nation-building, in order to leave behind a shining legacy for the next generation, just as our forefathers have done.

His Majesty The King has granted citizenship to 10,220 individuals to date.