On the auspicious occasion of Zhabdrung Kuchoe, His Majesty granted a Royal Charter for the establishment of Gerab Nyed-Yon, an autonomous entity to hold and manage the assets and investments of the Zhung Dratshang. 

His Majesty also granted dhar to appoint Trongsa and Gasa Dzongdags. Wangdi Gyeltshen, who was serving as the Director of Bhutan Food and Drug Authority, was appointed the Trongsa Dzongdag, and Jigme Namgyel, who was serving as the Director of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at JDWNRH is the new Gasa Dzongdag. 

His Majesty granted red scarf to Tashi Dorji, the 3rd Chairperson of the National Council.