Bhutan on Friday awarded Prime Minister Narendra Modi its highest civilian decoration “Order of Druk Gyalpo” on the country’s national holiday.
Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering said on social media that he was delighted to hear “His Majesty pronounce the name of Your Excellency Modiji (Narendra Modi) for the highest civilian decoration, the Order of Druk Gyalpo”.
Earlier, the Bhutanese Prime Minister tweeted that the country had bestowed its highest civilian honor “Ngadag Pel gi Khorlo” on Prime Minister Modi.
“HM underlined all the unconditional friendship and support Modiji has shown over the years and especially during the pandemic.
“Much merit! Congratulations from the people of Bhutan. In all interactions, Your Excellency saw Your Excellency as a great spiritual human being. I look forward to celebrating this honor in person,” the Prime Minister’s office said. Minister of Bhutan in a statement on Facebook.
He also wished his compatriots the 114th National Day of Bhutan.
Last year, Prime Minister Modi received the US Armed Forces’ Legion of Merit Award from the United States Armed Forces, awarded for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding service and achievement.
In 2019, Russia awarded him its highest civilian honor, the “Order of St. Andrew” award. The United Arab Emirates also awarded Modi its highest civilian honor, the “Order of Zayed Award”, in 2019.
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