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Modi in Seoul: To accept peace award, unveil Gandhi bust

IANS  |  Seoul 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached the South Korean capital on Thursday for a two-day state visit where he will unveil a Mahatma Gandhi bust, besides accepting the Seoul Peace Prize and having business and political engagements.

On his second state visit to the Asian nation, Modi will address the India-Korea business symposium and unveil a bust of Gandhi at the Yonsei University.

Later he is set to attend a private dinner hosted by the South Korean President Moon Jae-in and meet members of the India-Korea parliamentary group. He will also attend a community event in the evening.

During the two-day visit, Modi will hold discussions with Moon and accept the Seoul Peace Prize conferred upon him.

He had visited South Korea earlier in May 2015.

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First Published: Thu, February 21 2019. 11:46 IST
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