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Modi looking forward to visiting Chi, Mongolia, South Korea

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  7 May 2015 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, May 6: Prime Minister rendra Modi on Wednesday took to Twitter to say he was looking forward to his upcoming visit to Chi, Mongolia and South Korea, with some of his tweets in the respective language scripts. Modi will embark on a three-tion official visit to Chi, Mongolia and South Korea on May 14-19. He will be in Chi May 14-16, Mongolia on May 17 and South Korea on May 18-19.The prime minister, who is active on social media, also joined Chinese microblogging website Si Weibo two days ago. “Looking forward to visiting Chi from 14-16 May to boost friendship between our 2 ancient civilizations & 2 largest developing tions. In Chi I will visit Xi’an, Beijing and Shanghai. I eagerly await productive discussions with President Xi Jinping & Premier Li Keqiang,” Modi tweeted.

“Honoured that Mr. Xi Jinping invited me to Xi’an in his home province & a land associated with Xuan Zang, who visited India,” he said. “I am confident my visit will lay the foundation for further enhancing economic co-operation with Chi in a wide range of sectors. I also look forward to meeting the captains of industry in Shanghai & sharing with them the wonderful opportunities India has to offer.” Modi said he was certain that his visit to Chi “will strengthen stability, progress and prosperity in Asia”. On his trip to Mongolia, he tweeted: “Glad to visit Mongolia on 17th May to commemorate 60th year of our diplomatic relations and the silver jubilee of Mongolia’s democracy.” “Democracy and Buddhism bind India with Mongolia - our spiritual friend. Looking forward to more trade and investment ties with Mongolia. “Honoured to get the opportunity to address the Great Khural (parliament) on 17th May. I reassure India’s continued support in all areas to Mongolia,” he said. Modi will be the first Indian prime minister to visit Mongolia. On his visit to Seoul, he tweeted: “Hello to my friends in the Republic of Korea. I will be visiting this beautiful land of the morning calm once again, on 18th & 19th May.”

“South Korea is a very important pillar of our Act East Policy. We are committed to maximising engagement with the Asia Pacific Region. I look forward to meeting President Park Geun-hye. I warmly recall my meeting with her in Myanmar in November last year.” “Trade & Investment relations are at the core of our bilateral engagement. Korea was 1st OECD country with which India signed a CEPA. We look forward to harnessing Korean capabilities & investments in infrastructure, manufacturing, ship building, energy, defence production. “India-Korea ties will be given a new energy and priority. Korea will always be a special partner in our development journey.” (IANS)

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