HER MAJESTY THE GYALTSUEN GRACES BHUTAN RED CROSS SO­CI­ETY’S FOUN­DA­TION DAY

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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.

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