Prince left for Europe

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Oct 2: King’s representative to the Bhutan Olympic Committee, His Royal Highness Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck left for Copenhagen, Denmark, yesterday to attend the XIII Olympic Congress from October 2-5.

Prince Jigyel will also travel to Paris, France, where he will inaugurate the “Dragon’s Gift: Sacred Arts of Bhutan” exhibition, being held for the first time in Europe at the Musee Guiment.

Prince Jigyel will also be a guest of the government of France for two weeks under its Young Leadership Fellowship Program for 2009. Prince Jigyel is also scheduled to visit London to attend the 17th annual Bhutan Society of UK Dinner, organized by the friends of Bhutan.