PM Modi gets top honour in Bhutan

Bhutan: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was awarded the ‘Order of the Druk Gyalpo’, Bhutan’s highest civilian honour. Expressing his gratitude for the honour, he dedicated it to 140 crore Indians.

The Prime Minister, who arrived in Bhutan  on a two-day visit, addressed the gathering after the felicitation. The Prime Minister said, “This honor is not my personal achievement, it is an honor for India and 140 crore Indians. I humbly accept this honor on behalf of all Indians in this great land of Bhutan.

I thank you all from the bottom of my heart for this honour.” The Prime Minister said that India-Bhutan partnership is not limited to just land and water. Bhutan is now a partner in India’s space missions. Bhutan’s scientists have launched the satellite in collaboration with ISRO.

Talking on relations between India and Bhutan

He said that the aspirations of the youth of India and Bhutan are similar. India has decided to become a developed nation by 2047. Bhutan has decided to become a ‘high income’ country by 2034. Assuring support to Bhutan in achieving its goals, the Prime Minister said India stands with you for ‘BB’ – Brand Bhutan and Bhutan Believes.

PM Modi further said that the coming 5 years will give new energy to our relations. We will work to create pathways in connectivity, infrastructure, trade and energy sectors. Prime Minister Modi reached Bhutan’s capital Thimphu on Friday on a two-day state visit. The Prime Minister was given a grand welcome at the airport. PM meets King Gimme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan


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