New Delhi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been awarded the highest civilian award of Bhutan, ‘Ngadag Pel gi Khorlo’ on the occasion of the country’s National Day.
The decision was announced by Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering shared on social media. The Bhutan PM asserted he is overjoyed to hear His Majesty pronounce Prime Minister Modi’s name for the highest civilian decoration of the Kingdom of Bhutan.
Bhutan highlighted all the unconditional friendship and support PM Modi has extended over the years and particularly during the pandemic. On Facebook, the official handle of PMO Bhutan posted, “Much deserving! Congratulations from the people of Bhutan. In all interactions, seen Your Excellency as a great, spiritual human being. Looking forward to celebrating the honor in person.”
The Bhutanese PM also wished his countrymen as the nation celebrated their 114th National Day of Bhutan. Bhutan has sworn their first king Druk Gyalpo Ugyen Wangchuck on December 17, 1907.