President Kovind honoured with National order of Merit, highest award of Republic of Guinea

  1. Indian President Ram Nath Kovind has been awarded the National order of Merit by the President of Guinea. It is the highest award of Republic of Guinea.
  2. He 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.
  3. Earlier, the President had extensive talks with the President of Guinea. Three MoUs were signed: a) Cooperation in the Field of Traditional System of Medicine, b) e- Vidhyabharati – e-Aarogya Bharati Network Project and c) Renewal Energy.
  4. Indian President had also announced a new Line of Credit of US$ 170 million for Water Supply Project of Conakry city, the capital of Republic of Guinea.