Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated noted Islamic scholar and activist Maulana Wahiduddin Khan after he was conferred the Sayyidina Imam Al Hassan Ibn Ali Peace Award in Abu Dhabi.
The Prime Minister took to twitter to share his message.
"Congratulations to Maulana Wahiduddin Khan, on being conferred the Sayyidina Imam Al Hassan Ibn Ali Peace Award at a function in Abu Dhabi," he posted.
"Maulana Wahiduddin Khan's knowledge and efforts towards peace make him one of the most respected scholars, admired all over," he added.
The 90-year-old Maulana Wahiduddin Khan, who has authored several books and articles on Islam, was awarded the Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian honour, in 2000.
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