Gongzim Ugyen Dorji The King’s Aide and Diplomat Par Excellence

Gongzim Ugyen Dorji The King’s Aide and Diplomat Par Excellence by Tshering Tashi

Gongzim Ugyen Dorji (1855-1916) played a great supporting role in establishing the monarchy. The Gongzim was a simple man who shared the dream of his master, the first King of Bhutan, Ugyen Wangchuck. His story is an example and a tribute to all the Bhutanese who served and continue to serve their monarchs with complete dedication.