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PM Modi in South Korea, Receives seoul peace prize 2018 for 'Global Peace'

Modi is also scheduled to hold talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and meet with business leaders. He will also be conferred the 'Seoul Peace Prize' for his contribution to maintain peace and harmony on international platform.

Saima Siddiqui

Saima SiddiquiBy Saima Siddiqui

Published on 21 Feb 2019 5:02 AM GMT

PM Modi in South Korea, Receives seoul peace prize 2018 for Global Peace
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Seoul: Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his two-day visit to South Korea, on Friday, has een conferred the 'Seoul Peace Prize' 2018 for his contribution in the field of economics and for maintaining peace and harmony on national as well as on international platform.

In the official address, the South Korean presenter praised PM modi for his work which won him this title. "PM Modi has contributed to the economic contribution to the country and the world. He has been critical in promoting regional and global peace. "

PM Modi reached Seoul early on Thursday morning to hold Bilateral talks and Business meetings with its "valued friend" and an important partner in various government initiatives like 'Make in India', 'Start Up India' and 'Clean India'. He also met with members of the Indian community living there.

Highlights of PM Modi's visit to South Korea:

-PM Modi Received Bodhi Tree Sapling By Mayor Of Gimhae

-"The thoughts and ideals of Bapu have the power to help us overcome the menace of terrorism and climate change, two challenges humanity faces in these times.": PM Modi

-PM Modi Unveils The Bust Of Mahatma Gandhi At Yonsei University in Seoul

-"This becomes even more special because we are doing so at a time when we mark the 150th birth anniversary of Bapu.": PM Modi

-India is now recognised by the International Energy Agency as one of the greatest success stories in bringing about rural access to energy in 2018: PM Modi

-After my visit to Korea in 2015, we have launched a Korea specific facilitation cell called "Korea Plus" to guide, assist and hand-hold investors during the entire life-cycle of the business: PM Modi

-Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for Seoul on Wednesday on a two-day visit to South Korea during which he will be conferred upon the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize.

-Collaboration between India and South Korea in the field of science and technology is encouraging, with joint research ranging from basic to advanced sciences: PM Modi

-During the visit, Modi will hold discussions with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and will meet with business leaders, members of the Indian community as well as eminent persons from all walks of life.

-In his pre-departure statement, Modi said India regards South Korea as a valued friend.

-He said that India and South Korea have shared values and a shared vision for regional and global peace and their needs and strengths are complementary as fellow market economies.

-Modi said that the growing depth and variety in relationship has been accentuated by the harmony between India's Act East Policy and South Korea's New Southern Policy.

Saima Siddiqui

Saima Siddiqui

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