Hon'ble PM Shri Narendra Modi receives the Seoul Peace Prize in Republic of South Korea.
PM Narendra Modi arrives in Seoul, Republic of Korea, his 2nd visit after the State Visit in May 2015. During the visit, PM will have bilateral & business engagements, unveil Gandhi bust & accept the Seoul Peace Prize conferred upon him.
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PM Modi receives the 'Seoul Peace Prize' in Republic of South Korea
''We are deeply honoured to be awarded the Seoul Peace Prize. This award belongs to the people, the culture of India, who have given the message of peace even on the battlefield"
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PM Modi, On Visit To South Korea, Awarded Seoul Peace Prize Prime Minister Narendra Modi today received the Seoul Peace Prize from the South Korean government in recognition of his service to international cooperation, global growth and human development. "I am honoured to be awarded the Seoul Peace Prize. I believe that this award belongs not to me personally, but to the people of India. The award belongs to the success India has seen in less than five years, powered by 1.5 billion people," PM Modi said after taking the award. "I am even more honoured that this award has been given to me on the 150th year of Mahatma Gandhi's birth. It makes it even more special," said the Prime Minister. The PM arrived in Seoul on Thursday in his second visit to the Asian nation after his state visit in May 2015. "Since 1988, the world has changed vastly... one of them being global poverty, which has declined significantly... But the challenges today are quite different too... Climate Change and terrorism are the two greatest threats the world faces today," PM Modi said. He is the 14th recipient of the award sponsored by the Seoul Peace Prize Foundation. Past winners include former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and international relief organisations like Doctors Without Borders and Oxfam. A short film on the life of PM Modi was also screened at the grand event. While conferring the award, the organisers acknowledged his policies such as the notes ban that it said contributed to the growth of the economy.
PM Modi Conferred With Seoul Peace Prize in South Korea Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Friday, 22 February, conferred with the Seoul Peace Prize during his two-day visit to South Korea. The award was first announced by the Seoul Peace Prize Cultural Foundation in October last year. Modi, who arrived on a two-day visit to South Korea to strengthen India's strategic ties with the country, had earlier addressed a gathering in the capital city of Seoul. He also paid tribute at the Seoul National Cemetery and was accorded ceremonial reception at the official residence of South Korean President. Later, he addressed the media after bilateral talks with the Korean President. On 21 February, he unveiled a bust of Mahatma Gandhi along with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at Yonsei University. "It is a matter of great honour and my good fortune to unveil the bust of Mahatma Gandhi in Korea's premier university," Modi had said.
PM Modi Conferred With Seoul Peace Prize: Live Updates Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is on a two-day visit to South Korea was accorded a ceremonial welcome in Seoul this morning. This is PM Modi's second visit to the country, which aims at strengthening the special strategic partnership between the two nations as well as bolstering bilateral trade and cultural ties. PM Narendra Modi paid tributes to Korean soldiers at the National Cemetery. Today PM will be conferred with the Seoul Peace Prize, which was announced by the Seoul Peace Prize Cultural Foundation in October last year. PM Modi held talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in Seoul, yesterday. He said collaboration between India and South Korea in the field of science and technology is encouraging, with joint research ranging from basic to advanced sciences.
PM Modi gets Seoul Peace Prize in South Korea, gives $200,000 prize money to Namami Gange fund Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the Seoul Peace Prize on Friday in South Korea, joining a pantheon of honorees that includes German Chancellor Angela Merkel and former UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon. He said he would contribute the prize money -- $200,000 -- to the Namami Gange fund, and dedicated the award to the Indian people. The Seoul Peace Prize, he said, belonged not to him personally, but to the success India had achieved in the last five years powered by the skill of 1.3 billion people. Besides Angela Merkel and Ban Ki-moon, past winners of the Seoul Peace Prize include former UN chief Kofi Annan, Bangladesh social entrepreneur Muhammad Yunus and Medecins Sans Frontieres.
PM Modi: I am honoured that I am being conferred this award in the year that we celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.