90,000th exiled Bhutanese gets resettled

Suman-TamangBy Binod Dhungel, Kathmandu, Nepal

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and International Organization for Migration (IOM) have said that the 90,000th exiled Bhutanese to opt the ongoing third country resettlement program has flown to Toronto, Canada, Tuesday.

A joint statement issued by these agencies from Kathmandu Tuesday said 11-year-old Suman Tamang was the most recent among 90,000 refugees to resettle in the west. Suman, his parents and younger brother are scheduled to arrive in Toronto tomorrow, and will be received by his cousin and aunt.



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