Prime Minister of Bhutan, Lyonchhen Jigmi Y. Thinley delivered the keynote address at the opening of the Fifth International Conference on Gross National Happiness(GNH) at Iguacu, Brazil, on November 20,Friday, according to the Kuenselonline.
Addressing an audience of about one thousand participants, the Prime Minister explained the evolution of the concept of GNH, its practice and relevance. Earlier on Thursday,the Bhutanese premier had spoken to some of the prominent media persons of Brazil where he highlighted the importance and need of the GNH. Thinley also gave separate interviews to a popular Brazilian actress and television personality, Ms. Maite Pronca,40, on the same day.
Hosted by ‘The Future Vision Ecological Park’, Brazil and the ‘Itaipu Bi-national Hydroelectric Facility’ in Iguacu city under Parana State, the fifth GNH conference wraps up tomorrow, Spetember 24.
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