Pem Namgyal, born 18 May 1961, is a medical doctor. He was a key member of the Royal Civil Service of the Government of Bhutan for almost fifteen years before leaving to join WHO in 2001. His work in WHO is mainly in the area of immunization and vaccines. He is an avid reader and loves writing, mainly short stories. Several of his short stories have already appeared in the national daily, Kuensel, and magazines such as Tashi Delek, and he already has quite a following in Bhutan for his writings.He is married and has two daughters and currently lives in Geneva.
The Unfinished Dream and Other Stories brings together nineteen remarkable tales from the hidden Kingdom of Bhutan. Pem Namgyal provides glimpses of a country that remained secluded from the rest of the world for centuries and, only recently, is waking from its ancient slumber. These stories tell of the dreams and the travails and of love and life of the ordinary people of this beautiful country