|Over the past decade, Bhutan's political system has developed from an absolute monarchy into a constitutional monarchy. Bhutan has diplomatic relations with 22 countries, including the European Union, with missions in India, Bangladesh, Thailand, and Kuwait. It has two UN missions, one in New York and one in Geneva. Only India and Bangladesh have residential embassies in Bhutan.
Bhutan has a rich and unique cultural heritage that has largely remained intact due to its isolation from the rest of the world until the early 1960s. One of the main attractions for the tourists is the country's culture and traditions. Buddhism is the state religion of this place. The place is also known as 'The Last Shangri-la'.