Moon Jae-in to arrive in New Delhi today; South Korean president's four-day visit will focus on economic cooperation

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will visit India from 8 to 11 July and hold a summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

FP Staff July 08, 2018 12:19:40 IST
Moon Jae-in to arrive in New Delhi today; South Korean president's four-day visit will focus on economic cooperation

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will arrive in New Delhi today for a four-day visit of India. According to his presidential office, Moon will hold a summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi where their discussions are expected to focus on economic cooperation.

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will visit India from 8 to 11 July, his presidential office said on Monday, and hold a summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi where their discussions are expected to focus on economic cooperation.

Moon Jaein to arrive in New Delhi today South Korean presidents fourday visit will focus on economic cooperation

File image of South Korean president Moon Jae-in. AP

Having been invited by Modi, Moon will also meet with President Ram Nath Kovind on his first visit to the country, the statement said.

South Korea’s presidential Blue House added India is becoming a crucial partner for Seoul not only in terms of the economy, but regarding its plans for peace and prosperity on the Korean peninsula as well.

South Korea established formal ties with India in 1973.

After his visit to India, Moon will also visit Singapore from 11 to 13 July the Blue House said, and give a speech on his vision and policies for permanent peace on the Korean peninsula as well as cooperation with Asian countries in the region.

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