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UAE awards PM Modi its top civilian honour for giving boost to ties

The award comes in appreciation of Modi's role in consolidating the long-standing friendship and joint strategic cooperation between the two countries

Press Trust of India  |  Dubai 

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The Thursday honoured Prime Minister with the prestigious for giving a "big boost' to bilateral strategic ties.

President of the conferred the Prime Minister Modi with the award, the highest decoration awarded to kings, presidents and heads of states.

"We have historical and comprehensive strategic ties with India, reinforced by the pivotal role of my dear friend, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who gave these relations a big boost. In appreciation of his efforts, the President grants him the Zayed Medal," Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohamed Bin Zayed tweeted.

The award comes in appreciation of Modi's role in consolidating the long-standing friendship and joint strategic cooperation between the two countries, the Khaleej Times reported.

First Published: Thu, April 04 2019. 14:05 IST
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