Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and First Lady of South Korea, Kim Jung-sook
Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and First Lady of South Korea, Kim Jung-sook

PM Modi meets First Lady of South Korea

ANI | Updated: Nov 05, 2018 22:26 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met First Lady of the Republic of Korea, Kim Jung-sook here.
The South Korean First Lady is in India at the invitation of Prime Minister Modi. She will be the Chief Guest at the Deepotsav event being organised by the Uttar Pradesh government and the ceremony of the new Memorial of Queen Suriratna (Heo Hwang-ok) in Ayodhya on Tuesday.
Ayodhya and Korea have a deep historical connection through Princess Suriratna of Ayodhya, who traveled to Korea in 48 CE and married Korean King Suro.
In their meeting today, Prime Minister Modi and the South Korean First Lady discussed the deep civilizational and spiritual links between India and Korea, and exchanged views on promoting people-to-people exchanges.
The First Lady congratulated the Prime Minister on being awarded the Seoul Peace Prize, while Prime Minister Modi said that this honour truly belongs to the people of India.
The Prime Minister also recalled the successful visit of President Moon Jae-in to India in July 2018, which imparted fresh momentum to India-Republic of Korea Special Strategic Partnership. (ANI)

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