Mon, Apr 04, 2016, 06:26 AM
Saudi Arabia conferred ‘King Abdulaziz Sash’, the highest civilian honour, on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday. This honour is named after the founder of the modern Saudi state Abdulaziz Al Saud. Among other notable recipients of this honour are US President Barack Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Indonesian President Joko Widodo. Earlier, Modi was accorded a guard of honour.