PM Modi, South Korean President Moon Jae-in hold talks on trade, defence and security

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday held constructive talks on enhancing bilateral cooperation in key areas including trade, investment, defence and security.

“Taking stock and preparing roadmap for future PM @narendramodi & Korean President @moonriver365 held constructive talks on enhancing cooperation in trade & investment, defence & security, energy, space, Start-Ups and people-to-people exchanges,” Ministry of External affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.

South Korea is an important partner in India’s economic transformation. Our trade and investment are growing – PM Modi said in his Press Statement following the delegation level talks with Korean President Moon Jae-in.

“Six documents were signed between India and Korea in the presence of PM Modi and President Moon Jae-in including on cooperation in media, police and start- ups, among others,” Raveesh Kumar said.

PM Modi, who is on a two-day visit to South Korea to strengthen India’s strategic ties with the country, was accorded an official reception at the Blue House, the executive office and official residence of the South Korean President.

PM Modi also laid a wreath at the National Cemetery of Republic of Korea that entombs remains of 165000 martyrs and paid homage to the fallen soldiers.