Guwahati News Desk: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred with Bhutan’s highest civilian honour, i.e. the “Ngadag Pel gi Khorlo Award” on Friday.
Bhutan’s Prime Minister’s Office took to Facebook to share the news via a post that read as, “Overjoyed to hear His Majesty pronounce Your Excellency Modiji’s Narendra Modi name for the highest civilian decoration, Ngadag Pel gi Khorlo. PMO India.”
The Bhutan PMO further said in a statement, “HM highlighted all the unconditional friendship and support Modiji extended over the years and particularly during pandemic. 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 honour in person.”
In addition, it was the head of state of the country, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, who pronounced PM Modi’s name for the much-coveted civilian decoration.
Moreover, while doing so, Wangchuck also highlighted the “unconditional friendship” and support that India had extended to Bhutan in the past few years.