Felicitation on the Social Forestry Day BTFEC Observes Social Forestry Day on 2nd June 2023 On the Joyous occasion of the Coronation Day of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo Jigme Singye Wangchuk on 2ndJune 2023, the BTFEC joins the nation in celebrating His Majesty’s enthronement by planting trees. BTFEC in collaboration with the Youth Development Fund shall observe Social Forestry Day by planting tree saplings in the Samarzingkha area. On this auspicious occasion, we rededicate our humble prayers for our Beloved Drukgyal Zhipa for his good health and long life.The BTF was honored to receive Dasho Paljor J. Dorji, popularly known as ‘Dasho Benji’ who met the new Managing Director and staff at the Secretariat today. After the khadar offering, Dasho gave an inspiring talk on the conservation issues in the country, highlighting on the creation of the first trust fund in the world – Bhutan Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation. Dasho emphasized on the unique opportunity we have before us, with a pristine natural environment and a strong culture of environmental stewardship, to build on and sustain the valuable legacy of our beloved Kings, for the benefit of present and future generation. Moving forward, BTF reassured to continue the trust fund’s work through collaborative approach and partnerships with national and international institutions and conservation partners that share a common purpose of conservation goals.