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Narendra Modi in South Korea highlights: PM donates Seoul Peace Prize money to Namami Gange project

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New Delhi | Updated:Feb 22, 2019 1:36:19 pm

Narendra Modi in South Korea highlights: PM was in South Kora on a two-day visit

pm modi seoul, pm modi seoul peace prize 2018, pm modi seoul peace prize, narendra modi seoul peace prize, pm modi seoul peace, pm modi south korea, pm modi south korea visitPM Modi receiving award in Seoul on Friday. (ANI)

Narendra Modi in South Korea highlights: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday held talks on a number of issues including trade, investment, defence and security. The PM, who is on a two-day visit to the country,  was accorded an official reception at the Blue House, the executive office as well as the official residence of the South Korean President.

While addressing the media after the meeting, Prime Minister Modi said that South Korea is a vital partner in India’s economy. “Our trade and investment are growing,” he said.

“The MOU signed between MHA and Nation Police agency of South Korea will strengthen The MOU signed between MHA and Nation Police agency of South Korea will strengthen counter-terrorism strategies. Its time that all countries unite together to fight this menace, says PM Modi during his address. . Its time that all countries unite together to fight this menace,” he added

Tweeting about the meeting, MEA said, “PM @narendramodi & Korean President @moonriver365 held constructive talks on enhancing cooperation in trade & investment, defence & security, energy, space, Start-Ups and people-to-people exchanges.”

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PM Modi in Seoul

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PM Modi in Seoul

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ANI PhotoPM Narendra Modi's visit is a part of a new momentum in high-level exchanges between both countries that saw visit of President Moon to India for a bilateral summit in July last year as well as the participation of the Korean First Lady Kim Jung-sook at the Deepotsav event in Ayodhya last November. His visit is also showcasing the priority India gives to deepening multi-dimensional engagement with South Korea as a part of its 'Act East Policy', the ministry said.
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