18th Foundation Day of YDF

On 16th June 2017, the Bhutan Youth Development Fund observed it’s 18th Foundation day at Simtokha Dzong, Thimphu.

The foundation day this year was marked with a special ritual ceremony on the year of YDF’s President, Her Majesty Gyalyum Tshering Pem Wangchuck’s 60th Birth Anniversary. Rituals, namely Choku Goem Tong Tsho (Goem Chamdrey Sum) was conducted. Under the same occasion, YDF staff planted tree saplings (Oak) at Samayzingkha, Thimphu, a day earlier on 15th June.


YDF secretariat would like to acknowledge Her Majesty for the 18 years of inspiring and prosperous leadership at YDF la. YDF also thanks our partners, supporters and volunteers for keeping us going strong. With renewed energy and hope, we look forward to continue accomplishing our mission and vision!

Thanking you all la.