PM Modi has been honoured with Russia’s highest state decoration

PM Modi has been honoured with Russia’s highest state decoration

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been honoured with Russia’s highest state decoration, the Order of St Andrew the Apostle.

The award has been given to PM Modi for “exceptional services in promoting special and privileged strategic partnership between the Russian Federation and the Republic of India and friendly relations between the Russian and Indian peoples”, a statement by the Russian embassy said.

The order to award PM Modi the country’s highest civilian award was signed by President Vladimir Putin.