Sonam Yangden joined the NLAB in July 2011. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Sherubtse College and received her Master’s of Science degree from the United Kingdom in 2006. Currently, Ms. Sonam assists in the administration and the management of the NLAB, including the classification, cataloging, collection development, digital library and its contents, basic library management training programs, and the formulation of policies and procedures manual for the NLAB. She is also involved in the research and documentation of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) elements, the preparation and drafting of the National Inventory of ICH Elements of Bhutan and ICH Database management. Currently, she serves as an ICH Focal for the Department of Culture.

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