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India Sees South Korea As Natural Partner: PM Modi In Seoul

Modi, who arrived in Seoul on a two-day visit to strengthen India's strategic ties with South Korea, unveiled a bust of Mahatma Gandhi at the prestigious Yonsei University in Seoul.

India Sees South Korea As Natural Partner: PM Modi In Seoul
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Seoul, South Korea | Twitter/@MEAIndia
India Sees South Korea As Natural Partner: PM Modi In Seoul
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2019-02-21T18:01:04+05:30

Asserting that Mahatma Gandhi's teachings can help the world to address the pressing issues it is facing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said terrorism and climate change are two biggest challenges mankind is facing now.

Prime Minister Modi, who arrived in Seoul on a two-day visit to strengthen India's strategic ties with South Korea, along with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon unveiled a bust of Mahatma Gandhi at the prestigious Yonsei University in Seoul.

"It is a matter of great honour and my good fortune to unveil the bust of Mahatma Gandhi in Korea's premier university today," Modi said.

"This occasion assumes greater significance since we are celebrating the 150th anniversary of Gandhi and for the world he is the foremost messiah," he said.

"Terrorism and climate change are two biggest challenges mankind is facing now," he said and underlined that Mahatma Gandhi's teachings can help the world address the pressing issues.

Modi is visiting South Korea on the invitation of President Moon Jae-in. This is his second visit to the Republic of Korea since 2015 and second summit meeting with President Moon Jae-in.

PTI

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