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.
Seoul: During his two-day visit to South Korea, Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed a list of memorandums of understanding (MoUs) and documents with the President of the East Asian country Moon Jae-in to strengthen the relationship between the two countries.
Here is a list of the MoUs
1. MoU on release of commemorative postal stamp on Queen Hur (Suriratna)
Objective: For releasing a joint stamp commemorating the legendary Princess Suriratna (Queen Hur Hwang-ok), a legendary Princess of Ayodhya, who went to Korea in AD 48 and married King Kim-Suro. A large number of Koreans trace their ancestry to this legendary princess.
2. MOU on Extension of Korea Plus
Objective: To continue operations of Korea Plus- an organization that facilitates investments by Korean companies in India. Korea Plus was operationalized in June 2016, and comprises representatives from the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Energy of South Korea, Korea Trade Investment and Promotion Agency (KOTRA) and Invest India.
3. MoU on Start-up Cooperation
Objective: To promote collaboration among Start-ups and to set up of a Korea Start-up Centre (KSC) in India to commercialize ideas, technologies and designs of Startup companies.
4. MoU between Korean National Police Agency and MHA on Combating Transnational Crime And Developing Police Cooperation
Objective: To enhance cooperation between the law enforcement agencies of the two countries and combat trans-border and international crimes.
5. MoU between Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) and Prasar Bharti on Cooperation in Broadcasting
Objective: To facilitate the broadcast of DD India Channel in South Korea and KBS World Channel in India.
6. MoU between National Highways Authority of India and Korea Expressway Corporation
Objective: To promote bilateral cooperation in road and transport infrastructure development projects of India, and facilitate technical and institutional knowledge exchange in the field of road and transport.
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Last Updated Feb 22, 2019, 4:28 PM IST