According to ALLCITYCODES.COM, the area code for Bhutan is 975. It is located in the South Asia Numbering Plan (SANP), and is one of the countries in the SANP system that makes international calls to and from other countries. The 975 code is used to make calls within Bhutan, as well as making international calls to and from other countries in the SANP system. The country has a number of landline operators such as TashiCell, B-Mobile, DrukNet, and others, all of which offer competitive rates for local, regional, and international calls. In addition to landlines, there are several mobile networks in Bhutan such as TashiCell (GSM/UMTS/LTE), B-Mobile (GSM/UMTS/LTE), DrukNet (GSM/UMTS/LTE) and Smart Cell (CDMA). Customers can purchase prepaid sim cards from any of these providers in order to make calls to local numbers or international numbers within the SANP system. All of these networks offer competitive rates for both local and international calls. For those who need to make international calls from Bhutan outside of the SANP system, there are several third-party service providers that offer competitive rates on making such calls. These include International Call Cards (ICC), which allow customers to purchase calling minutes at a discounted rate; World Phone Card International Calling Services; VoIP services such as Skype; prepaid calling cards; or through VoIP apps like Viber or Whatsapp. Bhutan is a unitary parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy. The current form of government was established in 2008 when the fourth King of Bhutan, Jigme Singye Wangchuck, abdicated the throne in favour of his son, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck. The government is based on the Constitution of 2008 which guarantees a democratic system of governance with four branches: executive, legislative, judicial and local government. The executive branch consists of the Prime Minister and cabinet ministers appointed by the King. The legislative branch consists of two chambers: National Council and National Assembly. The judicial branch is made up of the Supreme Court and other judicial bodies that interpret laws enacted by Parliament. Local governments are responsible for implementing national policies at a local level. PARADISDACHAT: Features public policy of Bhutan.