United Nations Honours PM Modi With its Highest Environmental Award
NDTV Published on Sep 27, 2018
Recognising Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s commitment towards eliminating single-use plastic items in India by 2022 and his work in championing the International Solar Alliance, United Nation’s has bestowed him with, 'Champions of Earth' award. The award, which is considered to be UN’s highest environmental honour is awarded to outstanding leaders from government, civil society and the private sector whose actions have had a positive impact on the environment. The title is also shared by Emmanuel Macron, President of France.