Seoul: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday arrived in South Korea to enhance strategic cooperation between the two nations on specific agendas.
PM Modi will seek cooperation from South Korea in diverse areas, including trade and investment.
MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the visit would strengthen India’s special strategic partnership with South Korea and add dynamism to the Look East Policy.
“Continuing the momentum of high level exchanges, PM @narendramodi emplanes for Seoul on a 2-day visit to the Republic of Korea,” he had tweeted earlier.
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 nations share values and vision for regional and global peace.
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This is Modi’s second visit to the Republic of Korea and second summit meeting with President Moon.
In his departure statement, he said his visit is reflective of the importance “we both attach to our relationship.”
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“As fellow market economies, our needs and strengths are complementary. South Korea is an important partner for our ‘Make in India’ initiative as well as in our ‘Start Up India’ and ‘Clean India’ initiatives,” Modi said.