Prime Minister Narendra Modi Honored with Bhutan’s Highest Civilian Award Order Of The Druk Gyalpo

King of Bhutan conferred Bhutan’s highest civilian award, the Order of the Druk Gyalpo, on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 22 March 2024 in Thimpu.

  1. Modi is the first foreign leader to receive this prestigious award.
  2. The citation of the Order recognizes Modi’s personal accomplishments, leadership, and contributions to strengthening the friendship between India and Bhutan.
  3. Modi and the King of Bhutan held talks, renewing commitment to the special India-Bhutan friendship and discussing ways to elevate bilateral ties.
  4. They reviewed bilateral cooperation, discussed initiatives in energy, development, youth, education, entrepreneurship, and connectivity.
  5. Investment proposals, including the Gelephu Mindfulness City project, were also discussed.
  6. Modi also met with the Fourth King of Bhutan, Jigme Singye Wangchuck, discussing friendship, cooperation, and regional issues.

Q: What is the highest civilian award of Bhutan conferred to Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently?

a) Order of Bhutan
b) Order of the Dragon
c) Order of the Druk Gyalpo
d) Order of the Himalayas

Ans : c) Order of the Druk Gyalpo

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