Bhutan confers its highest civilian award on PM Narendra Modi


Bhutan highlighted the ‘unconditional friendship’ that India had extended over the years, particularly during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The country of Bhutan on Friday conferred its highest civilian award, Ngadag Pel gi Khorlo, on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, the head of state of the country,  pronounced Modi’s name for the much-coveted civilian decoration and highlighted the “unconditional friendship” and support that India, under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership, had extended to Bhutan over the years and particularly during the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.

“Much deserving! Congratulations from the people of Bhutan,” the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) of the country noted in an official post on Facebook. “In all interactions, seen Your Excellency as a great, spiritual human being. Looking forward to celebrating the honour in person.”



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