To mark the 60th birth anniversary of Her Majesty the Gyalyum Tshering Yangdoen Wangchuck, the Bhutan Nuns Foundation held a prayer ceremony at the training and resource centre for nuns at Tshalumaphey yesterday. Dharma talks by nuns were held in the afternoon, attended by devotees and people working in the construction of the centre. 

The Bhutan Nun Foundation announced that it would be commemorating Bhutan Nuns Day on June 21 from this year onwards, marking the day with prayers and Dharma talks. 

The Foundation, and projects for the welfare and empowerment of Bhutanese nuns, was initiated under the Royal Patronage of Her Majesty.