Royal wedding in Bhutan

Bhutan's King marries in an elaborate royal wedding ceremony.

October 13, 2011 15:04
Bhutan Wedding

Bhutan wedding_311. (photo credit: Reuters)


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Members of Bhutan's royal family gathered for the wedding of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk on Thursday.

The 31-year-old King married 21-year-old Jetsun Pema, a university student.

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The elaborate and hours long ceremony was broadcast live and attended by hundreds of well-wishers.

The new royal couple posed for photos after the ceremony.

Residents and guests say they're happy for the pair.

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