PM Modi conferred with Amir Amanullah Khan Award, Afghanistan’s top civilian honour


Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred with Afghanistan’s highest civilian honour, the Amir Amanullah Khan Award. He was conferred with the award by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, after the two leaders jointly inaugurated the Afghan-India Friendship Dam, earlier known as Salma Dam, that was rebuilt with the co-operation of India. The dam’s total cost is around Rs. 1,700 crores. Mr. Modi had arrived there as a part of his five-nation tour. 

The Amir Amanullah Khan medal is the highest civilian honor of Afghanistan. The award is named after the Afghan national hero, Amanullah Khan (Ghazi), who championed the cause of Afghanistan’s freedom. He was the ruler of the Emirate of Afghanistan from 1919-1929 who led Afghanistan to independence.This award was instituted by the Afghanistan government in 2006. 

So let’s discuss some questions related to this post :
1. Name the person Who has been conferred with the Afghanistan’s highest civilian honour and also name that honour ?
2. What is the new name of Salma Dam which has been recently inaugurated by the PM of Modi and Afgan President Ashraf Ghani ?


Courtesy : The Hindu


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