Source: BBC 20 may 2011: The 31-year-old king of the Himalayan nation of Bhutan has said that he intends to marry in October, local media report.
The British-educated Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck said his future wife, 20-year-old student Jetsun Pema, would be a “great servant to the nation”.
Wangchuck is widely revered in the country of some 700,000 people.
The king took over after the abdication in 2006 of his father, who began the country’s democratic transition. Continue reading Bhutanese royal wedding to be held in October 2011