Prime Minister Modi Honoured with Russia’s Prestiges Award

  • 10 Jul 2024

On July 9th, 2024, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is honoured with Russia’s most prestigious civilian honour, the Order of St Andrew the Apostle by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Key points

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi is honoured for his distinguished contribution to developing a privileged strategic partnership between Russia and India and fostering friendly ties between the two countries.
  • The award was established in 1698 by Tsar Peter the Great in honor of Saint Andrew, the first apostle and patron saint of Russia.