The Druk Thuksey Medal recognizing an institution has been awarded to De-suung in recognition of its extraordinary contributions to the nation during the COVID-19 pandemic. Innumerable DeSuups have placed themselves as frontliners, and supported the armed forces and other agencies working to secure the borders, and serve the people during the pandemic.
The De-suung fraternity expressed its gratitude through their social media Facebook page. They have shared that they are deeply honored to receive the Druk Thuksey Medal from His Majesty The King during the 113th National Day celebration.
Their post states, “His Majesty’s precious recognition serves as greatest motivation and inspiration. It rekindles our spirits and encourages us to serve with even greater enthusiasm, loyalty and dedication.”
They thanked their Supreme Commander for bestowing the prestigious award upon them. “The De-suung headquarters receives this medal with utmost happiness and gratitude on behalf of the De-suups serving across the country and wishes each and every De-suup a heartfelt Tashi Delek,” it reads.
They also thanked the people of Bhutan for their limitless support to the men and women in orange in whenever capacity they are serving.
The Druk Thuksey Medal was also awarded to the Ministry of Health in recognition of its extraordinary services to the nation during the COVID-19 pandemic. With its dedicated efforts, the ministry has successfully carried out its duties to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Bhutan.
Health Secretary Dr Ugyen Dophu said that the recognition is for all health workers and gratitude comes from all the health staff fully engaged in combating COVID-19 in the country.
He said, “Everyone of us have worked to prevent spreading the virus in the country, and we are very thankful to His Majesty for recognizing their dedication and hardwork and we will continue to do so in future as well.”
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