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Maldives confers Modi with highest honour

June 10, 2019

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is in Maldives for a two day visit, was conferred with Maldive's highest honour for foreign dignitaries. Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih conferred the prestigious award Rule of Nishan Izzudeen to Modi, which is yet another golden feather to his cap. Many people took to social media to congratulate the minister who was awarded the honour on Saturday.

President @ibusolih has announced his decision to confer on PM of India H.E. @narendramodi the Maldives highest honour accorded to foreign dignitaries, "The Most Honourable Order of the Distinguished Rule of Nishan Izzuddeen during PM's visit today. Namaskar, Swagatham-Abdulla Shahid, Foreign Minister of Maldives

During the two day visit, Modi and Solih engaged in talks to improve bilateral relation between both the countries in many areas including defence. Modi, who was given a grand welcome also ensured to inspect the guard of honour.

Modi had come to power for the second time after the Lok Sabha elections results came out last month. He has established himself as one of the most powerful and prominent leaders from across the world during his tenure in the last five years.

"Heartiest Congratulations to Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi ji on being conferred with 'The Most Honourable Order of Distinguished Rule of Nishan Izzuddeen' - Maldives highest honour for foreign dignitaries. Proud Moment for the entire country, tweeted Union Minister Babul Supriyo.

"Highest honour PM @narendramodi was conferred with the Nishan Izzudeen award in recognition of his role in strengthening the India Maldives relationship and for being a close friend of the Maldives, tweeted Raveesh Kumar, Official Spokesperson, Ministry of External Affairs of India.



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