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List of international awards received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

List of international awards received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Modi was recently honored with the Seoul Peace Prize-2018. He is being given this award for contribution to Indian and global economy. Selection Committee of the Seoul Peace Prize says that he has established economic relations with many countries to improve the welfare area.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been awarded various international awards so far. These awards given to him on different forums in the world have not only increased their credit but also the credibility of India. The major international awards that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has so far received are:

Seoul Peace Prize-2018: It was decided on 24th October 2018 after the meeting of the selection committee held in Seoul-Jung-Y, chaired by the Seoul Peace Prize-2018 Chairman Quan E-Hyok, that the social and economic difference between rich and poor in India to do so Prime Minister Modi has done commendable work by Modinomics, which will give him the Seoul Peace Prize.

The twelve-member selection committee has selected the winner after more than 100 candidates from all over the world after a strong, objective and intensive conclave. So far 13 others have been given this award, four of which have also been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

'Champions of the Earth 2018' award: In September 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was given the UN's highest environmental honor. The United Nations had conferred the 'Champions of the Earth' award jointly to Modi and the French President, Emmanuel Macroon. Apart from them, five other individuals and organizations were honored with this award.

Narendra Modi and Emmanuel Macroon were awarded this award under the 'Policy Leadership' category for pioneering and enthusiastic actions related to the International Solar Coalition and to promote new areas of cooperation in environmental work.

 Palestine Grand Collar Award: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was awarded the 'Grand Collar' award in Palestine on 10 February 2018. This is Palestine's best honor given to foreign guests. This honor was given to the steps taken by the PM for the betterment of the relations between India and Palestine. PM Modi has been given this honor by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

The 'Grand Collar' honor is the biggest honor given by Palestine to a foreign guest. It is given to the respected people of any country, the king, the head of state or any such post. Before Prime Minister Modi, King Salman of Saudi Arabia, King Hamad of Bahrain, Chinese President Xi Chunfing etc. have been given this honor.

Amir Amanullah Khan Award: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was awarded the highest civilian honor of Afghanistan, Amir Amanullah Khan on 4 June 2016. After the inauguration of the historic Afghans-India Friendship Dam, he was honored by President Ashraf Ghani. This is the highest civilian honor given by the Afghan government in appreciation of their services to the citizens of Afghanistan as well as their citizens. It is mentioned behind the medal - "Mark-A Dulati Ghazi Amir Amanullah Khan" i.e. "State Order Gazi Amir Amanullah Khan."

The name of this award has been named after the national hero of Afghanistan, Amanullah Khan (Ghazi), who was a brave warrior of Afghanistan. The Government of Afghanistan had formed this award in the year 2006.

 King Abdulaziz Sash Award: Prime Minister Modi was honored with the title of King Abdulaziz Sash, the highest civilian honor of Saudi Arabia on 3rd April 2016. As a special honor Prime Minister Narendra Modi was honored with Saudi Arabia's highest civilian honor, King Abdulaziz Sash.

US President Barack Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Indonesia's President Joko Widodo have been honored.

Q.1 Which international award for peace is given to PM Narendra Modi in October 2018?
A. King Abdulaziz Sash Award
B. Seoul Peace Prize Award
C. Amir Amanullah Khan Award
D. Palestine Grand Collar Award
Ans: Seoul Peace Prize Award
Q.2 Which International Environmental Award is received jointly by PM Narendra Modi and Emmanuel Macroon?
A. Seoul Peace Prize 2018
B. Champion of the Earth Award
C. Palestine Grand Collar Award
D. Amir Amanullah Khan Award
Ans: Champion of the Earth Award

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