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Posted on Dec 11, 06:14PM | IBNS
The Embassy of Argentina conferred 'Order de Mayo- Officer of the Order', highest Civilian Award of the Republic of Argentina on Peter Toghrille Hassan, Honorary Consul for Russian Federation (Hyderabad).
The award was presented to the Indian at a solemn ceremony held on Monday at the residence of the Ambassador.
"Mr. Peter Toghrille Hassan has significantly contributed, apart from his continued contribution to the ties between Andhra Pradesh and the Russian Federation, in particular, also to strengthen Indo-Argentine bilateral, economic and cultural ties, which have helped both the countries to enhance their trade activities," read an official statement on Tuesday.
"He has made India proud by endearing himself, specially to business and industry to explore the vast Argentine and Latin American markets, which are on hand to welcome Indian enterprise in so many areas of common interest," it said.
On being advised of the honour by HE Ernesto Alvarez, Ambassador of the Argentine Republic in India, Hassan said, "I am humbled and accept this honour with great pride and joy.
"I am grateful to the Government of Argentina for honoring our country 'India' and recognizing its vast potential in so many areas of mutual and common goals. No words to say a special thank you and very warm one, to the Amabassador Ernesto Alvares."