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Passed House amended (09/09/2008)

Commemorates Bhutan's participation in the 2008 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

Recognizes the cultural, artistic, agricultural, and environmental achievements of Bhutan and the Bhutanese people.

Commends the Bhutanese people, the government of the Kingdom of Bhutan, and His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck for their commitment to conducting parliamentary elections and transitioning from a monarchy to a parliamentary democracy.

States that the House of Representatives remains committed to working with Bhutan, should it so desire, to foster cultural exchange and to assist in promoting democratic reform.