Tripti Joshi

Tshering Pem

Father  Yab Ugyen Dorji
Predecessor  Kesang Choden
Name  Tshering Pem
Religion  Buddhism
Mother  Yum Thuiji Zam

Tshering Pem wwwthanyarakgoth Her Majesty the Queen Mother Ashi Tshering Pem

Born  29 December 1957 (age 57) Nobgang, Punakha, Bhutan (1957-12-29)
Issue  Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck Kesang Choden Wangchuck Ugyen Jigme Wangchuck
Role  Jigme Singye Wangchuck's wife
Spouse  Jigme Singye Wangchuck (m. 1979)
Children  Kesang Choden Wangchuck, Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck, Ugyen Jigme Wangchuck
Parents  Yum Thuiji Zam, Yab Ugyen Dorji
Similar People  Jigme Singye Wangchuck, Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck, Kesang Choden Wangchuck, Tshering Yangdon, Sangay Choden

Queen Mother Tshering Pem is one of the four wives and queens of Bhutanese king Jigme Singye Wangchuck, who ruled until his abdication in 2006.


Her father, Dasho Yab Ugyen Dorji, is the Founder and Proprietor of Ugyen Academy (03/04/2002). Her mother is Yum Thuiji Zam.

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She was educated at St. Joseph's Convent, Kalimpong, and St. Helen's School, Kurseong, India.


She had, with the former king, the following children:

  • Princess Ashi Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck.
  • Princess Ashi Kesang Choden Wangchuck.
  • Prince Dasho Ugyen Jigme Wangchuck.
  • Patronages

  • Co-Chairman of the Bhutan Foundation.
  • President of the Bhutan Youth Development Foundation (YDF).
  • National honours

  •  Bhutan :
  • Commemorative Silver Jubilee Medal of King Jigme Singye (02/06/1999).
  • King Jigme Khesar Investiture Medal (06/11/2008).
  • References

    Tshering Pem Wikipedia

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