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Move for Health 2013

Published on : 21st October 2013


With the theme of “Reducing lifestyle-related Disease”, the walk was conducted on October 19th-20th 2013. The walk was led by the Prime Minister of Bhutan, His excellency Lyonchen Tshering Tobgay: one of the members of the 2002 health walk. The Health Minister and other Health officials were part of the team that accompanied the Prime Minister. The event involved a 1 ½ day walk from Wangduephodrang to the clock tower, the center of Thimphu city. The team was flagged off from Bajothang town, Wangduephodrang with a traditional ceremony to wish success for the team. Government officials, the public and students of the Dzongkhag accompanied the team till the Wangduephodrang bridge. 

Flag-in event was organized at the Clock Tower, Thimphu, along with cultural programs. In all, about Nu 9.5 million was raised for BHTF through this health walk event.