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PM Modi Begins 3-Nation Visit

Current context: PM Modi completed his three-nation tour to France, UAE and, Bahrain.
PM Modi Begins 3-Nation Visit 
  • He embarked a 2-day visit to France on 22nd August and hold talks with French President Emmanuel Macron. He met the French Prime Minister Edouard Charles Philippe and inaugurated a memorial for Indian Victims of Air Crashes in 1950 and 1966 in Nid D’ Aigle.
  • Discussions were held on reaffirming India and France as like-minded partners, on defence acquisitions and partnership and setting Jaitapur nuclear power plant along with operational needs in the Indo-Pacific.
  • Modi reached UAE capital Abu Dhabi on 23rd and met with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
  • He received the highest civilian decoration of UAE ‘Order of Zayed’, conferred by the UAE government.
  • PM Modi visited Bahrain on 24th August and met Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, the PM of Bahrain, in Manama.
  • The visit is Bahrain is historic as this is the first-ever visit by an Indian PM to Bahrain.
  • He formally launched RuPay card in Bahrain which is the first time the Rupay card is being launched in the Middle East, to expand the network of cashless transactions abroad.

Question: 

Q.1 Which country has conferred it’s the highest civilian decoration ‘Order of Zayed’ to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi?
a. Bahrain
b. UAE
c. Israel
d. Oman
PM Modi Begins 3-Nation Visit PM Modi Begins 3-Nation Visit Reviewed by Neha on August 25, 2019 Rating: 5

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