FIFTY THOUSAND BHUTANESE REFUGEES RESETTLED

In total, 50,527 exiled Bhutanese refugees from various refugee camps of Jhapa and Morang have left for different countries under the ongoing third country resettlement programme.

The United States has taken the biggest number of refugees, informed a source at the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) that has been processing the logistics for resettling refugees.

By now, 42,601 Bhutanese have been resettled in various US states.

Meanwhile, Australia has resettled 2844 refugees, Canada 3317, Denmark 488, the Netherlands 229, New Zealand 564, Norway 373 and the United Kingdom 111.

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