Articles tagged under: South Korea

World leaders join PM Modi to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

September 25, 2019

New York: To commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi – a global icon of peace and non-violence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosted a high-level event on the sidelines of the 74th UNGA today at 6:30 pm in the ECOSOC Chamber of the UN Headquarters. The event was graced by H.E. Mr. António Guterres, Secretary General of the UN, H.E. Mr. Moon Jae-in, President of the Republic of Korea, H.E. Mr. Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of the Republic of Singapore, H.E. Ms. Sheikh Has...Read More

PM Modi receives the ‘Seoul Peace Prize’ in Republic of South Korea

February 22, 2019

Seoul: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday joined the illustrious club of the likes of Kofi Annan, Ban Ki-moon and Angela Merkel as he was honoured with the prestigious Seoul Peace Prize. Mr Modi received the 14th Seoul Peace Prize for the year 2018 at a ceremony organised by the Seoul Peace Prize Cultural Foundation "in recognition of his national and international contributions". "I am deeply honoured to be awarded the Prize....the award belongs to the people of India and to the suc...Read More

PM Modi’s statement ahead of Korea visit

February 20, 2019

New Delhi: I am visiting the Republic of Korea at the invitation of President Moon Jae-in. This will be my second visit to the Republic of Korea and my second Summit meeting with President Moon. We had the pleasure of receiving President Moon Jae-in and First Lady Mrs. Kim Jung-sook in India in July last year. My visit to the Republic of Korea is reflective of the importance we both attach to our relationship. We regard the Republic of Korea as a valued friend, a nation with which we have ...Read More

PM Narendra Modi to visit Korea on 21-22 February

February 14, 2019

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Republic of Korea on 21-22 February. This was announced by Ministry of External Affairs(MEA) in media briefing today. According to MEA, PM will visit Soul on a state visit on invitation of Republic of Korea during 21-22 February. It will be a short visit of barely 30 hours.The PM will meet Korean businesses, leadership and other stakeholders. PM will address India-Korea business symposium and launch India-Korea startup hub. He will u...Read More

Prime Minister meets First Lady of the Republic of Korea

November 06, 2018

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with H. E. Mrs. Kim Jung-sook, First Lady of the Republic of Korea on Monday. First Lady Kim is visiting India at the invitation of Prime Minister Modi. She will be the Chief Guest at the Deepotsav event being organized by the State Government of Uttar Pradesh and the ground-breaking ceremony of the new Memorial of Queen Suriratna (Heo Hwang-ok) in Ayodhya on 6 November 2018. Ayodhya and Korea have a deep historical connection through the legendary ...Read More

Model to follow for development of Gujarat as CM for me was South Korea: PM Narendra Modi

October 07, 2018

Dehradun: Speaking at Destination Uttarakhand Investor Summit 2018 in Uttarakhand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that as Chief Minister of Gujarat he wanted to follow the development model of South Korea. Modi in later part of his speech said, ' I recall it very well that when I became Gujarat Chief Minister for the first time on 7 October 2001, I had no experience, I had not seen government offices, I had no knowledge about how government works. A journalist met me and started askin...Read More

KOTRA to open office in Gujarat; MoU signed with State government

July 10, 2018

New Delhi: The Government of Gujarat and Korea Trade Promotion Corporation(KOTRA) today signed memorandum of understanding(MoU) here. As per a note released by Gujarat government, KOTRA delegation will participate in Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019. A Gujarat government delegation will visit South Korea to promote Vibrant Gujarat Summit. KOTRA will start an office in Gujarat. At present, KOTRA has its offices in India at New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Bengaluru. MoU was sig...Read More

Live: PM Modi & South Korean President Moon Jae-in jointly inaugurate Samsung Mobile manufacturing unit in India

July 09, 2018

New Delhi: The Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, and theNOIDA, India – July 09, 2018 – The Honourable Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, and the Honourable President of the Republic of Korea, His Excellency Moon Jae-in, today jointly inaugurated Samsung Electronics’ new mobile phone manufacturing facility – The World’s Largest Mobile Factory – in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India. Samsung India also launched its ‘Make for the World’ initiative, whereby it ...Read More

South Korean firm Hyundai Rotem bags Rs 1,025 crore contract to make 96 coaches for Ahmedabad metro rail project

November 16, 2017

Ahmedabad: MEGA Co. Ltd., the implementing agency for Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project, on Thursday, said it has awarded the Rs 1,025-crore contract for manufacturing 96 Metro coaches to the South Korean rolling stock manufacturer, M/S Hyundai Rotem. Hyundai Rotem will supply 32 three-car train-sets for Ahmedabad Metro’s 39.259 km Phase-I project. The trains will be manufactured at their Changwon plant and deliveries are expected by next year.Each coach will have space for wheelchair users, fo...Read More

Modi meets Presidents of the Argentina, Mexico, Korea, PMs of UK, Vietnam, Italy and Norway

July 09, 2017

New Delhi: On the sidelines of the G 20 Summit in Hamburg, the Prime Minister met today the President of the Republic of Korea Mr Moon Jae-in. Prime Minister Modi extended felicitations in person to President Moon for his victory in Presidential elections. The President recalled the Prime Minister's congratulatory phone call and tweet in Korean language, which was warmly received by the people of South Korea. Both leaders expressed their commitment to further develop the special strategic partne...Read More