South Korean President in India: Live updates

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in India on a three day visit on Sunday. Moon who is on his maiden visit to the nation was received by Minister of State (MOS) for External Affairs General (retd) VK Singh. President Moon, accompanied by his wife Kim Jung–sook visited Akshardham temple on Sunday evening and spent an hour there.

Highlights

President Moon along with Prime Minister Modi will inaugurate tech giant Samsung’s 35-acre facility in Noida which is going to be the world’s largest mobile factory.

Sushma Swaraj called on President, Moon Jae-in. Positive discussion on further elevating the Special Strategic Partnership by expanding ties across several sectors,” tweets Ministry of External Affairs.

Union Industries Minister Suresh Prabhu and South Korean Trade Minister Kim Hyun-Chong signed agreements on trade and commerce. Both the ministers began their meeting with breakfast, after which the agreements were discussed and finally signed.

“Trade and commerce will play their own roles in taking bilateral relations between both the countries forward. We are going to take this relationship to a new level. We had a fruitful and forward looking discussion, some ideas have come to forward while some will work in progress,” Prabhu said.

President Moon will also address India – Korea Business Forum today afternoon.

Prime Minister Modi’s visit to Noida foresees early closure of schools and offices.