In honour of late Dr Warner Haring, President of Pro Bhutan, Germany, His Majesty’s Secretariat organised a thousand butter lamps ceremony yesterday.
The ceremony was attended by officials from the His Majesty’s Secretariat, Foreign Secretary, senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Honorary Consul of Germany in Bhutan, Chambula Dorji, and Peter Schmid.
Late Dr Haring was an attorney by profession and was responsible for all legal matters of Pro Bhutan. He was awarded the Order of Merit Cross First Class by the President of the Federal Republic of Germany for outstanding services in the field of humanitarian work in Bhutan.
Pro Bhutan, Germany is a private German philanthropic association registered in the town of Lörrach, Germany. It was founded in 1992 by retired German Ambassador Harald Nestroy, Executive Chairman of Pro Bhutan and brother-in-law of Dr Werner Haring.