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Grand Cross of the Order of Honour

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Source: PIB

 Context: The Greek President has awarded the Indian Prime Minister with The Grand Cross of the Order of Honour.

  • The Order of Honour, established in 1975, features the head of goddess Athena on its front side, along with the inscription “ONLY THE RIGHTEOUS SHOULD BE HONOURED.”
  • The citation recognizes PM’s efforts in promoting global awareness of India, advancing economic growth and reforms, and prioritizing environmental protection and climate change.


His contribution to strengthening Greek-Indian friendship in mutually beneficial domains is also acknowledged.