Order of the Nile / What is the history of Egypt's best honor 'Order of the Nile', which PM Modi got?

Zoom News : Jun 25, 2023, 05:49 PM
Order of the Nile: PM Modi is on a visit to Egypt. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on Sunday honored him with the country's highest honor 'Order of the Nile'. PM Modi has so far received the best honor of 13 countries. The 'Order of the Nile' honor was started in 1915 by Sultan Hussain. Sultan started this honor for those personalities who make their special contribution for the country. It was one of the major honors of the Kingdom of Egypt until the monarchy was abolished in 1953.

Know what is the history of Order of the Nile, what is its importance and why this honor is so important for Egypt.

How special is the Order of the Nile, understand in 3 points

Pure gold collar with three special symbols: After Egypt became a republic in 1953, the Order of the Nile was recognized as Egypt's highest state honour. The 'Order of the Nile' honor is in the form of a pure gold collar. In which there are three square gold pieces on which special symbols are made.

All three symbols have special meaning: The first piece of gold is associated with the idea of saving the country from evils. The second relates to the prosperity and happiness brought by the Nile and the third piece represents wealth and stamina. This honor tells the civilization, culture and history of Egypt. This is the reason why this honor is considered the highest in Egypt.

Turquoise and ruby studded flowers: Gold flowers studded with turquoise and ruby are attached to each other in honor of the 'Order of the Nile'. It has a hexagonal pendant hanging from a collar at the end which is decorated with pharaonic style flowers, turquoise and ruby gems. In the middle of the pendant, there is an embossed symbol representing the river Nile which is a symbol of bringing together the North and the South.

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PM Modi got high honor of 13 countries in 9 years

In the last 9 years, PM Modi has been honored with the best honor of 13 countries. He has been honored by 13 countries including Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, America. He was first honored by Saudi Arabia in 2016. He was awarded the Order of Abdulaziz Al-Saud. PM Modi, who received this honor, is the first person who received this honor as a non-Muslim. On receiving this honour, it became a topic of discussion all over the world.

Then Palestine gave the Grand Collar of the State of Palestine Award. After this, many countries honored PM Modi with their high respect.