An­other place to ed­u­cate school chil­dren and at­tract tourist

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Her Majesty the Queen mother re­warded a cer­tifi­cate of recog­ni­tion to Ugyen Ten­zin from Lingzhi who was a post run­ner for 33 years. Shar­ing his ex­pe­ri­ences he nar­rated about his salary of Nu.217 per month with a de­duc- tion of Nu 3 as health in­sur­ance. He slept in the rain, un­der the tree, walk alone in thick for­est day and night. The great­est chal­lenge he faced was when the heavy rain washed away the bridges and the let­ters got de­layed. He said that he was not afraid of wild an­i­mals but he was afraid of rob­beries. He re­tired in 2009.

Her Majesty the Gyalum also signed and launched a set of spe­cial stamp is­sue of five sheet lets and two sou­venir sheets on His Maj- esty King Jigme Singye Wangchuck to cel­e­brate the 60th Birth An­niver­sary.

The mu­seum is housed in the ground floor of the Bhutan Post build­ing in Thim­phu which show­cases a va­ri­ety of postal art ef­fects. The man­nequin of the Bhutan’s leg­endary post­man is one of the main at­trac­tions of the mu­seum.

The Cab­i­net min­is­ters, mem­ber of par­lia­ments and other dig­ni­taries were also present dur­ing the event.

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