Recognition for increasing consensus on Indo- US Strategic Partnership, says PM on accepting Legion of Merit Award from US

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi said that he is deeply honored for being awarded Legion of Merit by the US Government.

In a series of tweets, he said, “I am deeply honoured to be awarded the Legion of Merit by @POTUS @realDonaldTrump. It recognises the efforts of the people of India & the US to improve bilateral ties, reflected in the bipartisan consensus in both countries about the Indo-US Strategic Partnership.

The 21st century presents both unprecedented challenges as well as opportunities. The India-US relationship can leverage the vast potential of our people’s unique strengths to provide global leadership for the benefit of entire humanity.

On behalf of the 1.3 billion people of India, I reiterate my government’s firm conviction and commitment to continue working with the US government, and all other stakeholders in both countries, for further strengthening India-US ties.”

DS/AKP/SH  /     (Release ID: 1682790)

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