Bhutan’s highest civilian award to Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Amaravati: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi received Bhutan’s highest civilian award ‘Order of the Druk Gyalpo’ on Friday. Prime Minister Modi is the first foreign head of state to receive Bhutan’s highest civilian honour. King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck of Bhutan honored Prime Minister Modi with ‘Order of the Druk Gyalpo’.
Thanking this honor, Prime Minister Modi said that this honor is dedicated to 140 crore Indians. Addressing the award ceremony in Thimphu, Bhutan, Prime Minister Modi said, “This honor is not my personal achievement, it is the honor of 140 crore Indians… Bhutan I humbly accept this honor on behalf of all Indians in Bhutan… I express my heartfelt thanks for this honour.” Prime Minister Modi arrived in Bhutan on March 22 for a two-day visit.
The visit continues in line with the tradition of regular high-level exchanges between India and Bhutan. Prime Minister Tshering Tobge welcomed the Prime Minister at Paro Airport.

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