PM Modi conferred Saudi Arabia's highest civilian honour - Watch

In a reflection of deepening bilateral ties, India and Saudi Arabia on Sunday agreed to further strengthen cooperation in the fight against terror.

Updated: Apr 03, 2016, 23:01 PM IST
PM Modi conferred Saudi Arabia's highest civilian honour - Watch
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Riyadh: In a reflection of deepening bilateral ties, India and Saudi Arabia on Sunday agreed to further strengthen cooperation in the fight against terror and Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured Saudi and Indian businessmen that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be rolled out soon.

PM Modi was also conferred with the Gulf kingdom's highest civilian honour, the King Abdulaziz Sash.

The award is named after Abdulaziz Al Saud, the founder of the modern Saudi state.

The PM was conferred the prestigious award by King Salman bin Abdulaziz at the Royal Court where they held extensive talks on a range of bilateral, regional and international issues.

World leaders who have received the honour include Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, British Prime Minister David Cameron, US President Barack Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

Watch the video below: (Courtesy - ANI)