Credit Card Woes in Bhutan

With the Bhutanese handicraft generating a lot of revenue besides maintaining the country’s unique culture and tradition, the need for an electronic payment network, managing payments among financial institutions, merchants, consumers, businesses and government entities is rising.

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Commercialize Culture?

Thankas (painted scrolls) as wall decorations, religious figures on calendars and T-shirts, and düngs (religious trumpets) as door handles — Bhutanese religious artifacts have found novel functions today.