PM Narendra Modi arrives in Seoul

| Monday, May 18, 2015 - 08:42
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PM Narendra Modi arrives in Seoul

Seoul: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday arrived in Seoul to an enthusiastic welcome from the Indian diaspora.

"Immense enthusiasm as PM @narendramodi reaches South Korea," the Prime Minister's Office tweeted with a picture of Indian diaspora members greeting the prime minister.

"Indian community welcomes PM @narendramodi to South Korea," the PMO tweeted.

"Annyeonghaseyo to the land of the morning calm! PM @narendramodi arrives in Seoul," external affairs ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted.

Modi arrived in South Korea from Mongolia on a two-day visit.

Modi is to lay a wreath at the Seoul National Cemetery. He would attend a reception by the Indian community, during which 1,500 members are to be present.

He will be accorded an official welcome after which he will hold talks with President Park Geun-hye. A number of agreements are to be inked. Both leaders will make press statements.

President Park will host a banquet in honour of the Indian prime minister in the evening.

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