Monday April 6th, 2020

On the command of His Majesty the King, Her Excellency the Sowai Lyonpo graced the opening ceremony of 38th batch of De-suung Integrated Training Programme earlier today.

With the COVID-19 pandemic, H.E expressed how DeSuups play a critical role in helping the nation during such crisis. DeSuups were also told that they are now in the frontline along with the Health workers. Hence, in a worst-case scenario, Dessups will be line listed to task share various activities along with the health workers.

2469 DeSuups are being trained for the exhilarated 3 weeks training in different training centers wherein H.E expressed her appreciation to the spirit of volunteerism, commitment and services of all DeSuups to the Tsa-Wa-Sum and advised them to continue the same spirit.

Following the event, H.E visited the isolation ward at Wangdue Phodrang old hospital and isolation ward at Punakha hospital. The officials in the districts were advised to stress more on their respective districts’ Worst Case Scenario plan.