The Prime Minister of Bhutan Jigmi Y. Thinley has been highly applauded at his address at the World Leaders Forum at Columbia University in New York yesterday.
Addressing the mass, the PM spoke on ‘Well-being, Happiness and Leadership’ amidst the group of over 400 at the function that was organized by the University.
The World Leaders Forum, which was established in 2003, is an internationally-recognized platform for world leaders and other thought leaders to address urgent global issues. Notable past participants, among others, include President Clinton, President Putin and President Sarkozy.
The Prime Minister Thinley arrived to New York on the invitation of the president of the University. The president also hosted a reception to honor Thinley who also interacted with the students and faculty of Columbia.
Prime Minister Thinley has been scheduled to visit Penn State University where he will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award.
Lately, the Bhutanese Prime Minister has been seen visiting different places in and outside the country to share his views on happiness to highlight the concept of Gross national Happiness.