Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan is currently at the end of a four-day (May 14 to 17) official visit to one of the happiest countries in the world — Bhutan.
Bhutan is a small state located within the Himalayan mountain range. Here’s where it is:
Apart from being very happy, the country is also known for its very photogenic royal family:
Apart from the country’s royal family, Bhutan also boasts some breathtaking sights.
Here are some photos posted by Minister Vivian on his visit over the past days, that will make you want to put Bhutan on your travel bucket list:
The Bhutan National Library and Archives
This is one beautiful library, from the outside at least.
This is where Bhutan’s government is housed.
Paro Taktsang is a Buddhist temple located on a cliffside in upper Paro valley. It was built in 1692.
Other sights and scenic views
Now before we forget, he *was* actually there to work too — on his trip, Vivian met with Bhutan’s leaders to discuss ways to expand our bilateral cooperation.
But still, it’s so pretty.
Top image from Vivian Balakrishnan’s Facebook page.