Seoul, May 18:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday arrived in Seoul to an enthusiastic welcome from the Indian diaspora.
“Immense enthusiasm as PM @narendramodi reaches South Korea,” the Prime Minister’s Office tweeted with a picture of Indian diaspora members greeting the prime minister.
“Indian community welcomes PM @narendramodi to South Korea,” the PMO tweeted.
“Annyeonghaseyo to the land of the morning calm! PM @narendramodi arrives in Seoul,” external affairs ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted.
Modi arrived in South Korea from Mongolia on a two-day visit.
Modi is to lay a wreath at the Seoul National Cemetery. He would attend a reception by the Indian community, during which 1,500 members are to be present.
He will be accorded an official welcome after which he will hold talks with President Park Geun-hye. A number of agreements are to be inked. Both leaders will make press statements.
President Park will host a banquet in honour of the Indian prime minister in the evening. (IANS)