PM Narendra Modi honored with US' Highest Award 'Legion of Merit' Award

The US President on Monday conferred on Prime Minister Modi the Highest Degree Chief Commander of the 'Legion of Merit', for his Global Leadership in Elevating the Strategic Partnership in Mutual Interests. The US Prestigious Legion of Merit is given only to the Head of State or Government.

By SC Sharma, Updated : Dec 22, 2020 11:52 IST
PM Narendra Modi honored with US' Highest Award 'Legion of Merit' Award
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PM Narendra Modi honored with US' Highest Award "Legion of Merit" Award His Leadership and Vision in Elevating Strategic Partnership  

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been awarded the Highest US Award "Legion of Merit" for his Global Leadership in Elevating the Strategic Partnership in Mutual Interests. 

The US President Donald Trump announced on Monday for conferring the Highest "Legion of Merit" on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his Leadership and Vision in elevating the Strategic Partnership of the World's Oldest and Largest Democratic Countries and working towards Emergence of India as a Global Power.

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Prime Minister Modi was presented with the Highest Degree Chief Commander of the Legion of Merit which is given only to the Head of State or Government. 

India's Ambassador to the United States of America, Taranjit Singh Sandhu, received the Prestigious US Award on behalf of India's Prime Minister from the US National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien in the White House.

Prime Minister Modi was given the award in recognition of his steadfast Leadership and Vision that has accelerated India's Emergence as a Global Power and has enhanced the Strategic Partnership between the United States and India to address Global Challenges. 

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Other Awards conferred on Prime Minister Narendra Modi encompass Order of Abdulaziz Al Saud by Saudi Arabia in 2016, State Order of Ghazi Amir Amanullah Khan (2016), Grand Collar of the State of Palestine Award (2018), Order of Zayed Award by United Arab Emirates (2019), Order of St Andrew by Russia (2019), Order of the Distinguished Rule of Nishan Izzuddin by Maldives (2019) to name.

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