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Of talks and trade: Modi's South Korea visit

May 19, 2015 11:19 IST

As part of his 3-nation visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his way to Seoul, South Korea on Monday. Trying to woo investors, he interacted with business leaders and also carried out defence talks with President of Republic of Korea, Park Geun-hye.

Here are some of the best moments from his visit.


PM Modi lifts a little child as amused crowds look on during his visit to Cheonggyecheon Stream, in Seoul. Photograph: MEAIndia/Flickr


Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes a tour of the Cheonggyecheon Stream urban renewal project. He praised the vision that converted the once-dirty stream into a modern public recreation space in downtown Seoul. Photograph: MEAIndia/Flickr


What do you gift a tech-savvy PM? Samsung Electronics President and CEO, Jong-kyun Shin gifts Modi a phone with his pet project’s Make in India wallpaper. Will Modi be impressed? Photograph: MEAIndia/Flickr


Modi enthusiasm reaches South Korea as fans welcome the PM. President of Republic of Korea, Park Geun-hye is all smiles as Modi is accorded a warm welcome. Photograph: MEAIndia/Facebook


How can we improve our ties? President of Republic of Korea, Park Geun-hye and PM Modi engaged in a discussion after making a joint statement. Photograph: MEAIndia/Facebook


On his arrival to Seoul, PM Modi visited the SeoulNationalCemetery and paid his respects to the fallen. Photograph: MEAIndia/Flickr