'I'm deeply pleased to announce that Jetsun and I look forward to the birth of our son,' the King said in a statement, adding that his heir is due in February of 2016.
'I consider my son extremely fortunate, because he will be born in our blessed country.
The photo was taken at Lingkana Palace where he resides with his parents, King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, 36, and Queen Jetsun Pema, 25, who are known as the Dragon King and Dragon Queen.
The little Crown Prince celebrates his birthday the same month as his dad, who will be turning 37 on February 21.
Our most epic descent is dropping two thousand meters down to Samdrupjongkhar, we finish this bike ride in Assam, eastern India.
En route, we'll have plenty of prayer-flag festooned Himalayan passes to cross, and epic Himalayan vistas.
When they met at the picnic, the future King allegedly told her: 'When you grow up, if I am single and not married and if you are single and not married, I would like you to be my wife, provided we still feel the same.'The wedding was a three-day celebration that included dancing and performances.' Prince Jigme's stunningly beautiful mother Queen Jetsun previously shared images of the family back in December, when they celebrated Bhutan’s National Day.The photos see the Prince, again in yellow, sitting in the laps of his parents while festivities go one around them.We both came down with a dazzling assortment of intestinal and respiratory ailments; Sue also developed a case of altitude sickness serious enough to require evacuation back to Kathmandu. The proposed itinerary would combine a week of cultural touring by bus with a five-day "easy-to-moderate" trek.We'd visit remote villages reachable only by foot, enter ancient Buddhist temples and monasteries, and attend religious festivals.