UWICE celebrates June Second with HRH Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck

HRH Ashi Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck plants a tree on the UWICE grounds
HRH Ashi Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck plants a tree on UWICE grounds

2 June, Bumthang. Her Royal Highness Ashi Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck, Minister of Agriculture and Forests Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, Dasho Sangay Wangchuck, NEC Advisor Dasho Paljor J. Dorji, Bumthang Dzongdag and other dignitaries celebrated Social Forestry Day at Ugyen Wangchuck Institute of Conservation and Environment (UWICE).

To commemorate the day, HRH Ashi Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck and the distinguished guests performed a heritage plantation on the grounds of UWICE. HRH Ashi Chimi Yangzom Wangchuk also inaugurated the Forest Expo at the Lamai Gompa Dzong which consisted of around 80 species collected so far by the Institute.

Reported by Tashi Yangzom, ICS

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