“Deeply Honored” for Being Awarded the Legion of Merit by the President of the United States: PM Modi | India News
The award recognizes the efforts of the people of India and the United States to improve bilateral relations, Modi said in a series of tweets, stating that this was reflected in the bipartisan consensus in both countries on their strategic partnership.
The 21st century presents both unprecedented challenges and opportunities, he said, adding that the India-US relationship can “harness the vast potential of the unique strengths of our people to provide global leadership for the benefit of all humanity.”
On behalf of the 1.3 billion people of India, I reiterate the firm conviction and commitment of my government to continue… https://t.co/WkfoPWb6hR
– Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1608637031000
Modi said: “I am deeply honored to have been awarded the Legion of Merit by @POTUS @realDonaldTrump. It recognizes the efforts of the people of India and the US to improve bilateral relations, reflected in the bipartisan consensus in both countries on India. United States Strategic Partnership. ”
Trump awarded the Legion of Merit, one of the US’s highest military honors, to Modi for his leadership in elevating the bilateral strategic partnership and accelerating India’s rise as a global power.
India’s ambassador to the United States, Taranjit Singh Sandhu, accepted the award on behalf of the prime minister from US national security adviser Robert O’Brien at the White House on Monday.