First look at the new Prince of Bhutan: King releases photos of his three-month-old son to mark his wife's 30th birthday


 | Updated: Jun 01, 2020, 09:03 PM IST

King and Queen of Bhutan have shared the first photos of their youngest son. The royal couple announced the birth of the baby boy in early March. They are also parents to a four-year-old boy known as the Dragon Prince. New family photos were released to mark the queen's 30th birthday this week.

Take a look.

First images released!

The King and Queen of Bhutan have released the first photos of their three-month-old son.  


Name to be announced in coming days!

King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck wrote: "To commemorate the 30th Birth Anniversary of Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen on the 4th of June, it is our privilege to share a wonderful collection of photographs of the Royal Family.

These Kupars were taken at the Lingkana Palace grounds on the 29th of May. His Royal Highness’ name will be announced in the coming days.

With deepest gratitude and love on this special occasion, we offer our prayers for the lasting happiness and health of our Beloved Queen, Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen."


Heir to throne

Their oldest son, Prince Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck, is the heir to the Bhutanese throne. The four-year-old boy known as the Dragon Prince.


Family of four

King Jigme, the hugely popular fifth Druk Gyalpo, studied in the UK and the US and ascended the throne in 2006, aged just 26 after his father quit.

He got married on October 13, 2011, and has two sons.  The couple is called 'the William and Kate of the Himalayas'.