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26 Dec 2023

Bhutan to Build A New Mindfulness City in Gelephu

King Wangchuck of Bhutan [announced a new economic hub](https://www.instagram.com/p/C1P3dYmPlUu/?igsh=MWVyamM5NmgwdGN4aQ==), Mindfulness City, near the Assam border. Incorporating [Gross National Happiness ideals](https://ophi.org.uk/policy/bhutan-gnh-index/), the city plans to house a university, airport, railway, healthcare center, and hydroelectric dam. Committed to sustainability, it features local materials and aims to boost biodiversity with 35 rivers and streams. The project is intended to enhance ecological systems and connect flora, fauna, and people, embodying Bhutan's culture of respect and compassion for nature.

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