President of Republic of Korea coming to India

President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in will pay a State Visit to India from July 8-11, 2018.

During the visit, a ceremonial reception will be accorded to President Moon. He will also hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The two leaders will hold discussions on a wide range of bilateral, regional and global issues of shared interest with a view to further strengthen the Special Strategic Partnership between the two countries. Arun Jaitley had already met President MOON Jae-in  in June 2017 and had underlined India’s Act East policy.

India and Korea share cordial relationship and have been working towards making their relationship stronger in the realm of business and cultural exchange.

PM Modi had invited Moon to India where he will also meet with the Indian President Ram Nath Kovind. This is Moon’s first visit to the country.

A statement from South Korea’s presidential Blue House said that India is becoming a crucial partner for Seoul not only in terms of the economy but regarding its plans for peace and prosperity on the Korean peninsula as well.

South Korea established formal ties with India in the year 1973.

When Dongchea Chung, Special Envoy of Moon Jae-In, President of the Republic of Korea, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 16th 2017, the Indian PM had welcomed the deepening of bilateral partnership and expressed desire to enhance cooperation in new areas like defence.

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