On the second day of his four-day visit to India, South Korean President Moon Jae-in will attend the India-Korea Business Forum in New Delhi today.
He will visit the Gandhi Smriti with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The two leaders will also visit a Samsung plant in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
Prime Minister Modi and the South Korean President will inaugurate world’s largest mobile phone factory in Noida today evening.
The new 35-acre Samsung Electronics facility can manufacture nearly 120 million mobile phones.
In June last year, the company had announced a Rs. 5,000 crore investment to expand the Noida plant and to double the production.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will call on the visiting dignitary today.
Mr Moon will be given a ceremonial reception at the forecourts of Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday. He will hold delegation level talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
A number of agreements are expected to be signed after the talks. Both leaders will also address CEO’s roundtable.
He will also meet President Ram Nath Kovind. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu will call on the visiting dignitary.
Mr Moon, accompanied by wife Kim Jung-sook, arrived in the national capital last evening.
A delegation comprising senior members of his cabinet, officials as well as industry captains is accompanying the South Korean President.
Mr Moon paid a visit to the Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple in East Delhi last evening. This is Mr Moon’s first-ever state visit to India after he took over as the President last year.