PM Narendra Modi Conferred With Highest Civilian Honour Of Afghanistan

The Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi being conferred on the Highest Civilian Honour of Afghanistan (Amir Amanullah Khan Award) by the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mr. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, in Herat, Afghanistan on June 04, 2016.
The Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi being conferred on the Highest Civilian Honour of Afghanistan (Amir Amanullah Khan Award) by the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mr. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, in Herat, Afghanistan on June 04, 2016.

‘State Order Of Ghazi Amir Amanullah Khan’

Herat (PIB-GR-TYP-BIN): The Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi has been conferred with Amir Amanullah Khan Award, Afghanistan’s highest civilian honour. He was bestowed the honour by President Dr. Ashraf Ghani after the inauguration of the landmark Afghan-India Friendship Dam in Herat on June 4.

The Prime Minister shared his sentiments on Twitter saying, “My deepest gratitude to the Government of Afghanistan for conferring the Amir Amanullah Khan Award.”

It is the Highest Civilian honour bestowed by Afghan government to Afghan national as well as foreigners in appreciation of their services. The citation on the reverse of the medal reads: “nishan-e dawlati Ghazi Amir Amanullah Khan”, or “State Order of Ghazi Amir Amanullah Kha”.

(Source: PIB/GR/TYP/BIN/USPA/WN/IAIJ)

Doruvu Paul Jagan Babu

International Correspondent for The Yellow Press

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