South Korean President, Moon Jae-in and his wife, Kim Jung-Soon, were welcomed at Rashtrapati Bhawan, and met the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind. He also visited Rajghat, gave tribute to Mahatma Gandhi. He met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at Hyderabad House, Delhi, where the two leaders took part in bilateral talks and then spoke at the joint press conference. MEA spokesperson, Raveesh Kumar, tweeted, “Adding substance to our Special Strategic Partnership! PM. Narendra Modi and President of Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in had extensive discussions covering all aspects of our bilateral relationship towards infusing new momentum in our ties.” The countries singed 7 important MOUS, that were based on cooperation in the field of biotechnology and bio-economics and on cooperation in the matter of ICT and Telecommunications.
The two leaders talked at the joint press conference and said, that they were interested in strengthening the ties between the countries through Special Strategic Partnership, and it is going to focus on the economic relationship and ventures between them. Narendra Modi praised Moon for initiating peace in the Korean regions. Moon Jae-in was also enthusiastic about the budding relationship between the countries and said that the relationship between the countries is going to be successful and bring in peace at the time of 4th industrial revolution.
Narendra Modi also echoed the importance of cooperation between the two countries and how it is going to help them to achieve success in equal measure. He also praised the new New Southern policy that has been adapted by South Korea, and said that it was in sync with India’s act east policy. The two countries seem to be in process of becoming strong allies which is going to be beneficial for both of them in time to come as ventures are opened in each country.