Another honour to our Prime Minister.Russia yesterday announced an award to our PM Narendra Modi for promoting the bilateral special and privileged strategic partnership. This highest state honour is 'Order of St Andrew the Apostle'. This is the third international award given to our PM this year. This speaks about the excellent work carried out by our PM.
The Order of St Andrew the Apostle will be awarded to prominent statesmen, public figures, scientists and people from culture, the arts and various industries for the exceptional services by these people in promoting the prosperity, greatness and glory of Russia. The order will also be awarded to foreigners for their outstanding services to Russia.
The President of China Xi Jinping, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Geydar Alie are some of the foreign people who were awarded this honour.
I congratulate our PM for the award and I hope all the ISC members will join me in congratulating Mr Modi our Prime Minister.