Question: Recently, Indian President Ram Nath Kovind has been conferred with the National Order of Merit by which country?
(a) Ivory Coast
(c) Cape Verde
- Indian President Ram Nath Kovind has been conferred with the National Order of Merit, the highest award of Guinea (West Africa).
- This award has been given by the President of Guinea (Alpha Conde) on 3rd August, 2019.
- Indian President has been awarded for his exceptional contribution to the advancement of overall relations and development of mutual cooperation between India and Guinea and for promoting friendship and partnership between the people of both the countries.
- Three MoUs were signed between the two countries, Cooperation in the Field of Traditional System of Medicine, e- Vidhyabharati – e-Aarogya Bharati Network Project and Renewal Energy.
- Indian President had also announced a new Line of Credit of US$ 170 million for Water Supply Project of Conakry city (Guinea).