Ram Nath Kovind Current Affairs - 2019

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Prez Kovind presents colours to Army Aviation Corps in Nashik

President Ram Nath Kovind presented prestigious President’s Colours to the Army Aviation Corps. The president, who is also the Supreme Commander of armed forces, awarded the Colours at a grand ceremonial parade held at Combat Army Aviation Training School in Nashik, Maharashtra. He also visited the School of Artillery at Deolali.

About President’s Colours

Presentation of President Colours is an acknowledgment of meritorious service rendered by Army Aviation Corps over the years.

The honour is a visible symbol of excellence and has been earned by Army Aviation Corps through dedication and worthy contribution both during war and peace.

The presentation of colour is an acknowledgement of the meritorious service rendered by the Army Aviation Corps over the years by the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces.

Why Army Aviation Corps?

The Corps has proved their mettle and lived up to the motto of Swift and Sure.

They made their presence felt from highest battlefield of Siachen Glacier to Rann of Kutch in Gujarat.

The Army Aviation Corps has also been conferred with 2 Maha Vir Chakra, 16 Vir Chakra, 13 Shaurya Chakra, 115 Sena Medals and 45 Mention in Despatches.

Ambassadors of 5 nations present credentials to President of India

Ambassadors of five nations namely Kazakhstan, European Union (EU), France, Denmark and Mexico present credentials to President of India Ram Nath Kovind, at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 3 October 2019.

Key Highlights

The envoys who presented their credentials were: –

  1. Freddy Svane- Ambassador of Denmark
  2. Emannuel Lenain- Ambassador of France
  3. Ugo Astuto- Ambassador of the European Union
  4. Federico Salas Lotfe- Ambassador of Mexico
  5. Yerlan Alimbayev- Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan