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President Ram Nath Kovind honored with Croatia’s highest civilian award

President Ram Nath Kovind honored with Croatia’s highest civilian award

Indian President Ram Nath Kovind has been honored with Croatia’s highest civilian award the Grand Order of the King of Tomislav.

President Ram Nath Kovind during a three-leg official visit arrived in Croatia to strengthen the bilateral ties.

Croatia’s highest civilian award the Grand Order of the King of Tomislav is awarded to heads of state for their important contribution towards the development of state relations between Croatia and their respective countries.

President Kovind is the first-ever Indian head of state to visit Croatia.

List of Last 10 Awardees

2016 - Rosen Plevneliev (as President of Bulgaria)

2014 - Margrethe II (as Queen of Denmark)

2013 - Bronisław Komorowski (as President of Poland)

2013 - Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden (as King of Sweden)

2012 - Andris Bērziņš (as President of Latvia)

2011 - Harald V of Norway (as King of Norway)

2011 - Giorgio Napolitano (as President of Italy)

2009 - Tarja Halonen (as President of Finland)

2009 - Bamir Topi (as President of Albania)

2009 - Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani (as Emir of Qatar)

About Croatia

Croatia is situated in the northwestern part of the Balkan Peninsula and its capital is Zagreb.

Croatia was constituent of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. Croatia declared independence from Yugoslavia On 25 June 1991.

Croatia is a republic governed under a parliamentary system is a member of the European Union (EU), the United Nations (UN), the Council of Europe, NATO, the World Trade Organization (WTO), and the Union for the Mediterranean.


 

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