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Modi meets Korean first lady Kim Jung-sook

IANS  |  New Delhi 

on Monday met South Korea's who is visiting at Modis invitation.

Jung-sook will be the chief guest at "Deepotsav" event being organised by the government, and at the ground-breaking ceremony of the new (Heo Hwang-ok) in Ayodhya on Tuesday.

"In their meeting today (Monday), and Jung-sook discussed the deep civilisational and spiritual links between and Korea, and exchanged views on promoting people-to-people exchanges," an official release said.

Ayodhya and Korea have a deep historical connection through the legendary of Ayodhya, who traveled to Korea in 48 CE and married Korean Suro, it said.

Jung-sook congratulated on being awarded the Seoul Peace Prize.

"The warmly recalled the successful visit of Moon Jae-in to in July this year which imparted fresh momentum to India-Special Strategic Partnership," it said.



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First Published: Mon, November 05 2018. 21:32 IST