Royals return home


King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuk and her majesty the Gyaltsuen returned home Wednesday after a week-long state visit to India.

The royals

Prime Minister Jigmi Y Thinley, ministers from his cabinet and royal family members received the royals at Paro Airport.

While in India, the King graced the Indian Republic Day celebrations as Chief Guest, and called on Indian President Pranab Mukharjee and Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, among others.

The royals had left for India on January 23.