PM Modi Conferred with Maldives Highest Honour ‘Nishan Izzuddin’
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred with ‘The Most Honourable Order of the Distinguished Rule of Nishan Izzuddeen’ award by the Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on June 8, 2019. It is the highest award to honour foreign nationals by Maldives.
Prime Minister Modi is the only foreign leader so far to receive the honour from the Island nation.
He was conferred the honor during his two-nation tour to the Maldives and Sri Lanka.
This was the first bilateral visit to the Maldives of an Indian Prime Minister after 2011.