Prime Minister Narendra Modi was today accorded a ceremonial welcome in Seoul and has been conferred with the Seoul Peace Prize. This is PM Modi’s second visit to the country, which aims at strengthening the special strategic partnership between the two nations as well as bolstering bilateral trade and cultural ties.
Modi is on a two-day visit to South Korea and thee he paid tributes to Korean soldiers at the National Cemetery. Today PM will be conferred with the Seoul Peace Prize, which was announced by the Seoul Peace Prize Cultural Foundation in October last year.
PM Modi held talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in Seoul, yesterday. He said collaboration between India and South Korea in the field of science and technology is encouraging, with joint research ranging from basic to advanced sciences.