PUNAKHA BRIDGE :- MS of 2 Stamp of value 50 NU and a stamp of Value 20 Nu was released in the year 2009 to mark the opening of newly reconstructed Punakha bridge .
A covered wooden cantilever bridge crossing the Mo Chhu river was built together with the PUNAKHA Dzong in the 17th century. This bridge was washed away by a flash flood in 1957 or 1958. In 2006 work started on a new covered wooden cantilever bridge of traditional construction with a free span of 55 meters which was completed in 2008.The bridge was opened for the use of public and cattle only on 10th may 2008
Estimated cost of the construction of the bridge was nearly 850,000 Euro which mostly came from private donation earmarked for the bridge and entrusted to “Pro Bhutan” by private donors. .An amount of 50,000 Euro was contributed in the project by the German Foreign Office,