His Majesty The King granted the Drakpoi Rinchen Tsugtor Medal to Tshewang Chophel Dorji, in Paro yesterday. The medal was awarded in recognition of his services by coordinating Bhutan’s participation in the United Nations Peacekeeping Force. Tshewang C Dorji, who was recently appointed the Acting Secretary of the Ministry of Education, worked to coordinate Bhutan’s participation in UNPKF since 2014, while he was working at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

 Drakpoi Rinchen Tsugtor (DRT) is the Royal Bhutan Armed Forces’ highest medal for distinguished services in peacetime, awarded for exceptional services in strengthening the security and wellbeing of the Tsawa Sum.