The Prime Minister Conferred with Russia’S Highest State Decoration (Download PDF)

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Moscow awarded Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Russia’s highest state decoration, Order of St Andrew. He was awarded for his exceptional services in promoting special and privileged strategic partnership between the two countries.

Image of International Awards Conferred on PM Narendra Modi

Image of International Awards Conferred on PM Narendra Modi

Image of International Awards Conferred on PM Narendra Modi

Order of St Andrew the Apostle

  • The Order of St Andrew the Apostle was established in 1698 as the first and the highest order of chivalry in the Russian Empire.

  • It is also the highest order of the Russian Federation.

  • ‘Order of St Andrew the Apostle ’ is awarded to the prominent statesmen, public figures and those working in the fields of science, culture and arts in recognition of their exceptional services in promoting prosperity and glory of Russia.

  • This order can also be awarded to the foreign heads of state for their outstanding services.

  • The President of China Xi Jinping, The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Geydar Aliev.

  • This award ceremony is generally held at the St Andrew Hall of the Grand Kremlin palace.

Major International Awards Conferred Upon Prime Minister Modi

  • Zayed Medal of UAE

  • Seoul Peace Prize 2018

  • UN Champions of the Earth Award 2018

  • Grand Collar of the State Of Palestine

  • Amir Abdulla Khan Award of Afghanistan

  • King Abdullaziz Sash Award of Saudi Arabia

- Published/Last Modified on: July 3, 2019

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