HER MAJESTY THE GYALTSUEN GRACES BHUTAN RED CROSS SOCIETY’S FOUNDATION DAY
Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen, the president of the Bhutan Red Cross, graced its foundation day in Thimphu on Tuesday. Her majesty inaugurated a community volunteers’ program in first aid and basic disaster management which will train 58 community volunteers from 20 Dzongkhags.
Bhutan Red Cross Society was launched on May 8 last year coinciding with the World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day. Its mandate is disaster management and preparedness especially in areas of health and social service.
Currently, the society has 123 members and 116 volunteers.