President Donald Trump honored Prime Minister Modi with the highest honor in America

Bangla Hunt Desk: US President Donald Trump honored Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the highest American honor, the Legion of Merit. The honor has been given to Prime Minister Modi for enhancing the Indo-US strategic partnership and for India to emerge as a global power. U.S. State Security Adviser Robert C. O'Brien said. Indian Ambassador to the United States Taranjit Singh Sandhu received the award on behalf of the Prime Minister.

O'Brien tweeted, “President Donald Trump has honored Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the Legion of Merit for enhancing the US-India strategic partnership through his leadership.” The Indian Ambassador to the United States accepted the medal on behalf of the Prime Minister. Earlier, Trump honored Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

The Foreign Ministry said the award recognizes the Prime Minister's strong leadership, India's rise as a global power and his contribution to the Indo-US strategic partnership and its contribution to global peace and prosperity.