Saturday, December 29, 2007

A New Democracy is Born

Tomorrow will be a historic day for the Kingdom of Bhutan as it holds its first parliamentary elections. This would end a 100-year monarchy and usher in a new era for th small country.

The elections would be observed by delegates from the UNDP as well as some of the world's most stable democracies: India, the US and Australia.

On this historic occasion, we wish this land of many smiles a grand future in the arms of democracy.

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