PM Modi gets the highest civilian honour in Afghanistan
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Saturday, was conferred with, the Amir Amanullah Khan award, the highest civilian honour of Afghanistan.
PM Modi was honoured by the Afghan President, Ashraf Ghani, after the inauguration of the ‘Afghan-India friendship dam’, which was earlier known as ‘Salma dam’. The dam was rebuilt with India’s aid.
Vikas Swaroop, Spokesperson, External Affairs Ministry, took to twitter to share the news. He wrote: “A true brotherhood honoured. PM is awarded with the Amir Amanullah Khan Award, Afghanistan’s highest civilian honour.”
Modi visited Heart in Afghanistan on the first leg of his five-nation tour, after which he will leave for Qatar.
Vikas Swaroop's tweet:
A true brotherhood is honoured. PM is awarded the Amir Amanullah Khan Award, Afghanistan's highest civilian honour pic.twitter.com/DdvASFSF62
— Vikas Swarup (@MEAIndia) 4 June 2016