New Delhi: At the invitation of H.E. Mr. Moon Jae-in, President of the Republic of Korea (ROK), Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi was paid a State Visit to the Republic of Korea on 21-22 February 2019.
The visit is part of the new momentum in high-level exchanges between India and ROK which witnessed the visit of President Moon to India for Bilateral Summit in July 2018 and the participation of the Korean First Lady Her Excellency Madame Kim Jung-sook at the Deepotsav event in Ayodhya in November 2018.
Prime Minister Modi’s visit was provided an important occasion for the two leaders to review the recent developments in bilateral relations and exchange views on regional and international issues of common interest with the objective of further strengthening the Special Strategic Partnership between the two countries based on shared values and interests. The visit was demonstrated the priority we attach to deepening multi-dimensional engagement with ROK as part of our ‘Act East Policy.’
During the visit, Prime Minister was also be conferred upon with the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize at a ceremony to be organised by the Seoul Peace Prize Cultural Foundation on February 22, in recognition of his national and international contributions.