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PM Modi on two-day visit to South Korea from Feb 21

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

will pay a two-day visit to next week during which he will hold talks with on a host of issues to strengthen strategic ties, and also be conferred with the Peace Prize.

The will arrive in on February 21 on a visit that will provide an important occasion for the two leaders to review the recent developments in bilateral relations, the said in a statement.

It will also provide an opportunity to exchange views on regional and international issues of common interest with the objective of further strengthening the special strategic partnership between the two countries based on shared values and interests, it said.

During the visit, Modi will also be conferred with the 2018 Peace Prize at a ceremony to be organised by the on February 22, in recognition of his national and international contributions.

The visit is part of the new momentum in high-level exchanges between and which witnessed the visit of Moon to for a bilateral summit in July 2018 and the participation of the Korean First Lady at the Deepotsav event in Ayodhya in November 2018, the ministry said.

The visit will further demonstrate the priority attaches to deepening multi-dimensional engagement with as a part of its 'Act East Policy', it said.

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First Published: Thu, February 14 2019. 15:20 IST