Jigme Y. Thinley, Bhutan

Prime Minister of Bhutan

  • Gross National Happiness

    Jigme Y. Thinley, Bhutan

    (Submitted by Rachel Potter, Australia)

    Bhutan has undertaken the pursuit of happiness for all its citizens through four broad strategies or indicators, and is defined by our GNP or 'Gross National Happiness':

    First, we are promoting sustainable and equitable socio-economic development, which can be measured to a large extent through conventional metrics.