Published 8 January 2016

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will make an official visit to Bhutan this spring.

The visit is being carried out at the request of Her Majesty's Government and will be the first time Their Royal Highnesses have visited the country.

Notes to editors:

The Duke and Duchess's visit to Bhutan will coincide with their previously announced official tour of India. Full details will be announced in due course.

Previous Royal Visits to Bhutan include:

1998 (February) – The Prince of Wales

2010 (March) – Duke of York