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First Bhutanese “ambassador” to Switzerland passes away

His Majesty the Third King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck gifted Druk (Grand Dame) and Chukha to His good friend Fritz von Schulthess in 1968. Druk, the last of two Bhutanese elephants at Zurich Zoo in Switzerland, died aged 49 on May 2. (Story on Pg.9 Photo: Zurich Zoo)
His Majesty the Third King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck gifted Druk (Grand Dame) and Chukha to His good friend Fritz von Schulthess in 1968. Druk, the last of two Bhutanese elephants at Zurich Zoo in Switzerland, died aged 49 on May 2. (Story on Pg.9 Photo: Zurich Zoo)

Friendship: A strong friendship between  His Majesty the Third King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck and a Swiss businessman, Fritz von Schulthess, resulted in an equally strong relationship between the two countries.

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