Seoul: The official spokesperson of the ministry of external affairs on Friday took to Twitter to share some pictures of the warm welcome that Prime Minister received at the Blue House in Seoul  —  the executive office and official residence of the South Korean President Moon Jae-in. 

PM Modi is seen posing for pictures with Jae-in, South Korean First Lady Kim Jung-sook and lots of children weaving the South Korean flag.

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PM Modi on Friday also laid a wreath at the National Cemetery here and paid tribute to the fallen soldiers, including those who died in the Korean War.

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The official Twitter account of the Office of President Jae-in also shared pictures of PM Modi unveiling a bust of Mahatma Gandhi. 

"I sincerely hope that the great spirit of Mahatma Gandhi can be realized into peace and prosperity in Asia, going beyond the Korean Peninsula,” said the South Korean President.

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PM Modi also gave a joint statement from Seoul. 

Expressing concerns about the rise in terrorism in the world, PM Modi said, “I express my gratitude to President Moon for his condolences on #PulwamaAttack and support against terror. MoU signed between the two countries today will further take forward our counter-terrorism agenda.”

The India Prime Minister also said that the defence sector is an important part of India’s growing partnership with South Korea. “An example of this is the induction of K-9 Vajra artillery gun in Indian Army,” added PM Modi. 

PM Modi will be honoured with the Seoul Peace Prize 2018 for his remarkable contribution to develop the economy in India and the world through 'Modinomics'.

The Prime Minister arrived on a two-day visit to South Korea on Thursday to strengthen India's strategic ties with the country.

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