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Narendra Modi reaches Kyrgyzstan, lays wreath at Victory Monument

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Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan): Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his engagements in the Kyrgyz capital by laying a wreath at the Victory Monument in Bishkek on Sunday morning.

“Paying homage to martyrs in the cause of peace. PM @narendramodi lays a wreath at the Victory Monument in Bishkek,” tweeted the external affairs ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup.

“The Eternal Flame burns on as the prime minister lays a wreath at the Victory Monument in Bishkek,” he tweeted.

Modi arrived in Bishkek late Saturday night from the Turkmenistan capital of Ashgabat.

He was received by the Kyrgyz Prime Minister Temir Sariyev at the airport.

Swarup also tweeted a video of the Prime Minister laying a wrath at the Victory Monument.

Kyrgyzstan is the penultimate stop of his Central Asian tour. He has visited Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Ufa in Russia for the BRICS and SCO summits. He travels to Tajikistan later and returns on Monday.

(IANS)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Stern On Intensifying India-Korea Economic Relations

India features among the top 10 trade partners of South Korea and is the sixth largest export destination for S Korean goods with the trade volume reaching $21.5 billion in 2018. 

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Noting that this was his third interaction with the Korean business leaders in 12 months, Modi said: "Negotiations to upgrade the comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA) have been fast-tracked to achieve the bilateral trade target of $50 billion." Pixabay

Making a call to intensify the India-Korea economic relations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Thursday urged more Korean businesses to turn their attention towards India.

“I wish to see more and more Korean businesses turning their attention to India,” Modi said.

Addressing the India-Korea Business Symposium, Modi who is on a two-day official visit to South Korea, said India has become one of the most open countries for foreign direct investment (FDI), recording $250 billion inflow in the past four years.

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Highlighting the sound fundamentals and that the Indian economy is on its way to become a $5 trillion economy soon, Modi said no other large economy in the world has grown at 7 per cent year after year.
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Noting that this was his third interaction with the Korean business leaders in 12 months, Modi said: “Negotiations to upgrade the comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA) have been fast-tracked to achieve the bilateral trade target of $50 billion.”

India features among the top 10 trade partners of South Korea and is the sixth largest export destination for S Korean goods with the trade volume reaching $21.5 billion in 2018.

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“Not just trade, in terms of investment also we are seeing a positive turn. Korean investments into India have reached a cumulative figure of almost $6 billion,” the Prime Minister said.

Noting that the South Korean National IT Industry Promotion Agency (NIPA) has opened its India office in Bengaluru to facilitate Korean startups in India, the Prime Minister said both the countries have decided to set up a future strategy group (FSG) and a centre for research and innovation cooperation.
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Highlighting the sound fundamentals and that the Indian economy is on its way to become a $5 trillion economy soon, Modi said no other large economy in the world has grown at 7 per cent year after year.

India, he said, has jumped to the 77th spot on the World Bank’s “ease of doing business” rankings on the back of reforms and is determined to break into the top 50 next year. (IANS)