Bangkok – The Bhutanese royal family will attend the royal cremation ceremony of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
The Bhutanese Royal Household Bureau has announced that His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Her Majesty Queen Jetsun Pema Wangchuck will attend the royal cremation ceremony on October 26.
His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck has fostered a close relationship with the Thai royal family, and once said that the late King was a role model for national development.
His Majesty King Jigme was one of the royal guests during the celebrations of the diamond jubilee of the late King in 2006. Since then, the Bhutanese King has made a positive impression on many Thai people, because of his elegance and demeanor.
His Majesty King Jigme has also led his royal family and the people of Bhutan in holding prayers and candle vigils to mourn for the late King of Thailand.