Her Majesty the Royal Grandmother graced the consecration ceremony of the renovated Lhakhang on 15 November.
During His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo’s 34 year reign, he has implemented many landmark policies.
Villagers were provided with grants to help them develop homestay facilities such as indoor plumbing.
The alliance seeks to enhance the understanding of GNH as a concept and to spread it all around the world.
This year, the race also saw the highest number of female participants compared to past years.
It takes sheer toil and stamina for the top riders to complete the 268 km race which finishes at the capital, Thimphu.
This story is part of an exclusive feature by Yeewong Magazine in Dec 2018 on celebrating entrepreneurship in Bhutan.
The idea of the festival was to enable tourists and Bhutanese to learn about the traditional cottage industry.
Some 500 tourists from around the world came to Bhutan to see the Black-Necked Crane festival, exceeding the number of locals.
Zhemgang is home to more than 500 species of birds, which is an area much sought after by bird watchers from around the world.
The exhibition is an initiative of the EU-Bhutan Trade Support project.
The book delves into familiar subjects that are what continues to shape Bhutan’s image.