Pristine and remote, Bhutan is a peaceful and predominantly Buddhist country located in the eastern Himalayas between China to the north and India to the south.
Gross National Happiness is the guiding principle behind the nation’s economic and social development philosophy. Bhutan’s 700,000 inhabitants proudly embody their nation’s great cultural heritage by striving to maintain a delicate balance between modernity and traditional values.
Democratic elections were successfully held in 2008 for the first time. Along with the Prime Minister and other government officials, Bhutan is fortunate to still be guided by the stewardship of a wise king.