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Rashtrapati Bhavan : 11.02.2014

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has received Rotary’s highest award - "Award of Honour”, a recognition for Heads of countries or governments who have rendered unique service to the humanity and served the country and its people upholding values reflected in Rotary’s motto "Service Above Self”.

The award was presented by Mr. Ron Burton, President of Rotary International at Rashtrapati Bhavan on February 11, 2014.

Mr. Ron Burton conveyed greetings and admiration of Rotarians across the world to Shri Mukherjee for the leadership he has provided and the country’s victory over Polio.

President Pranab Mukherjee appreciated the work that the Rotary movement is doing worldwide and in India, especially it’s support to the Government for the eradication of Polio.

This release issued at 1645 hrs