H.E. the Prime Minister, Lyonchen Jigmi Y. Thinley, met with WNYC's Andrea Bernstein, this Friday at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York.
The discussion, titled A Conversation with Bhutan’s first democratically elected Prime Minister about the Royal Government’s policy of Gross National Happiness, the motivations and consequences of the transition to democracy, and the country’s continuing absorption of Western products and values coincides with the exhibition The Dragon’s Gift: The Sacred Arts of Bhutan which was opened by the Lyonchen on Thursday September 18th. The exhibiton opened to the public on Friday.
Andrea Bernstein is the WNYC Political Director and responsible for all political and campaign coverage for WNYC Radio and wnyc.org.