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S Korean President receives 'Modi vests' as present


ANI Seoul [South Korea]
Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented South Korean President Moon Jae-in 'Modi Vests' after he appreciated the style of the apparel.
Moon Jae-in tweeted, "Prime Minister @narendramodi of India sent me some gorgeous garments. These are modernized versions of traditional Indian costume, known as the 'Modi Vest', that can also be worn easily in Korea. They fit perfectly".
In a series of tweets, Moon Jae-in appreciated and thanked Modi for the gesture while reminiscing his India visit.
"During my visit to India, I had told the Prime Minister @narendramodi that he looked great in those vests, and he duly sent them over, all meticulously tailored to my size. I would like to thank him for this kind gesture," the South Korean President tweeted.
He further congratulated the Prime Minister for winning the Seoul Peace Prize.
Talking about Modi's tweet in the Korean language, after winning the peace prize, Moon Jae-in said that he was moved by the Prime Minister's thoughtfulness.
Moon Jae-in tweeted, "I have read Prime Minister Modi's tweets upon winning the Seoul Peace Prize. They were written in Korean, and I was moved by his thoughtfulness. I would like to offer my heartfelt congratulations to Prime Minister Modi."
South Korean President Moon Jae-in visited India in July along with first lady Kim Jung-sook. During his visit, the two nations signed 11 Memoranda of Understandings.

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First Published: Oct 31 2018 | 5:08 PM IST

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