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Bhutan's Role in Promoting Regional Peace and Prosperity in South Asia

Bhutan's Role in Promoting Regional Peace and Prosperity in South Asia

Lyonchhen Jigmi Y. Thinley, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bhutan.

In conjunction with the opening of the 66th UN General Assembly, Asia Society cordially invites members and the public to an address by His Excellency Lyonchhen Jigmi Y. Thinley, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bhutan, on Bhutan’s Role in Promoting Regional Peace and Prosperity in South Asia.

Dr. Tashi Zangmo, Executive Director of the Bhutanese Nuns' Foundation, will also speak about her work. The Bhutanese Nuns' Foundation was established in 2006 under the patronage of Her Majesty Ashi Tshering Yangdon Wangchuck to help improve the well-being and education of nuns in Bhutan.

Reception to follow. 

Co-presented by the Bhutan Nuns’ Foundation (BNF)

Can't make it to this program? Tune into AsiaSociety.org/Live at 6:30 pm ET for a free live video webcast. Viewers are encouraged to submit questions to [email protected].

 

Event Details

19 September 2011
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Asia Society, 725 Park Avenue (at 70th Street), New York, NY

$10 members; $12 students and seniors; $15 non-members