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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2020 file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi embrace after giving a joint statement in New Delhi, India. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)

Deeply honoured, says PM Modi on Legion of Merit award

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.
File Photo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi (ANI Photo)
File Photo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi (ANI Photo)

US ambassador congratulates PM Modi for receiving Legion of Merit

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.
The Legion of Merit, Degree Chief Commander, was bestowed on Modi on behalf of Trump on Monday.(HT Archive)
The Legion of Merit, Degree Chief Commander, was bestowed on Modi on behalf of Trump on Monday.(HT Archive)

US President Donald Trump confers Legion of Merit on PM Modi

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
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