PM Modi & South Korean President Moon Jae-in to visit Gandhi Smriti, Samsung plant today


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.


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