legion of merit]
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 06:02 PM IST
On Monday, US President Donald Trump had conferred upon PM Modi the Legion of Merit, Degree Chief Commander, one of the highest military honours in the US.
New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 04:18 PM IST
In a tweet, Ken Juster, US ambassador to India, congratulated PM Modi for ‘well-deserved’ Legion of Merit. “We greatly appreciate your commitment to a strong US-India partnership,” Juster tweeted.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Zara Khan
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 12:48 PM IST
The medal is rarely awarded and can only be conferred by the US President. It is usually given to heads of state or heads of government