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Modi congratulates Bhutan's royal couple on birth of first child

 2016-02-06 07:45:06.0

FILE - This Oct. 13, 2011 file photo Queen Jetsun Pema, right, looks at King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck as they pose after they were married at the Punakha Dzong in Punakha, Bhutan. The tiny Himalayan nation of Bhutan has a new crown prince. The Royal Media Office in capital Thimphu said Saturday that the baby boy was born on Friday. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer, File)

New Delhi,Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended his greetings to the royal couple of Bhutan on the birth of their first child. "Congratulations to Their Majesties the King and Queen of Bhutan on birth of their first child The Gyalsey," Modi tweeted. The first child of Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema was delivered safely on Friday, the queen's Facebook page announced on Saturday. "Our happiness knows no bounds, as we announce the Royal Birth of His Royal Highness The Gyalsey on February 5, 2016," said the queen's Facebook post. (IANS)

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