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PM Modi Arrives In South Korea On A Two Day Visit For Bilateral Talks

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| February 21 , 2019 , 12:22 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived early on Thursday morning for a two-day visit in South Korea on the invitation of President Moon Jae–in in order to strengthen India’s strategic ties with South Korea and seek to enhance bilateral cooperation in diverse areas, including trade and investment.

Ahead of his visit, the Prime Minister described South Korea as an important partner for India’s key initiatives such as ‘Make in India’, and said as fellow democracies the two countries share values and vision for regional and global.

In his earlier departure statement, he said “We regard the Republic of Korea as a valued friend, a nation with which we have a Special Strategic Partnership. As fellow democracies, India and the ROK have shared values and a shared vision for regional and global peace."

Narendra Modi took to his Twitter account and shared the news. 

He also stated that collaboration between two countries in the field of science and technology is encouraging.   

“Our people to people ties and exchanges, as always, provide the bedrock of our ties of friendship,” he said.

“Working together, we are determined to take our relationship forward as a ‘future oriented partnership for People, Prosperity and Peace’,” the prime minister added.

Prime Minister Modi also met the Indian community in Seoul.