Former PM Manmohan Singh conferred Lifetime Achievement Honour in UK
Former prime minister of India Dr Manmohan Singh was conferred a Lifetime Achievement Honour by the India-UK Achievers Honours in London for his contribution to economic and political life.
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The award will be handed over to Dr Singh in New Delhi by the National Indian Students and Alumni Union (NISAU) UK.
The India-UK Achievers Honors is organised by the National Association of Indian Students and Alumni UK in partnership with the British Council in India and the UK's Department for International Trade (DIT).
The 'Life Time Achievement Honor' recognizes Dr Manmohan Singh's contribution to the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge.
75 people who have achieved achievements in various fields have been honoured with this honour while some people have been honoured with 'Outstanding Achievers'.
Lord Karan Bilimoria, a British citizen of Indian origin, was honoured with the 'Living Legend Honor' at a ceremony held on 25 January.
Britain's opposition Labor Party MP Virendra Sharma was also honoured with the 'Living Legend Honor'.
Dr. Manmohan Singh, a 90-year-old economist, served as the Prime Minister of India from 2004–2014.
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