Modi in South Korea
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Korean President Park Geun-hye, during the delegation level talks between India and South Korea, in Seoul, South Korea on May 18, 2015.IANS

6:33 pm: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented two pashmina stoles to South Korean President Park Geun-hye. The stoles have India's one of the greatest poets Rabindranath Tagore's poem, written especially for Korea, inscribed on it, IANS reports.

This is the text from Tagore's poem that was published in 1929 in the Korean daily Dong-A Ilbo.

In the golden age of Asia
Korea was one of its lamp bearers
And that lamp is waiting
To be lighted once again
For the illumination of the East

3:16 pm: Modi and Park Geun-hye signed seven agreements on Monday.

After talks and inking of agreements, both the leaders addressed a joint press meet in Seoul, where Modi said that he has invited Korean companies to take part in Make in India mission and also invest in the manufacture of defence equipment in India.

We have laid the foundation for a relationship that two major Asian countries with shared values should have: PM @narendramodi

We will also establish a channel – Korea Plus – to facilitate their investment and operations in India: PM @narendramodi

President Park & I see vast opportunities for Korean companies to participate in our 'Make in India' Mission: PM @narendramodi @makeinindia

I am pleased that we have agreed to upgrade the bilateral relationship to 'Special Strategic Partnership: PM @narendramodi

Korea's rapid progress has made the vision of an Asian century stronger: PM @narendramodi

12:10 pm: Modi met Park Geun-hye on Monday afternoon.

10:50 pm: Modi arrived at the reception organised by the Indian community in Seoul.

Want India to be a manufacturing hub. World's best technology should come to India: PM @narendramodi

Development is not about big roads & buildings. It's about a change in quality of life. For instance,I want every home to have a toilet: PM

The path is tough but we have embraced that path. The solution to all problems is development: PM @narendramodi

Today people are excited to come to India. This is the mood that has changed. And after all, the people make the Nation: PM @narendramodi

India is being seen as the fastest growing economy of the world: PM @narendramodi at the Community Reception

In the last one year the world's perception about India has changed: PM @narendramodi interacts with the Indian Community in Seoul

(Credits: PMO Tweets)

Modi received an enthusiastic welcome from the Indian diaspora as he arrived in South Korean capital Seoul on Monday.

Modi visited the Seoul National Cemetery, where he joined a wreath-laying ceremony. 

Modi will conclude his three-nation tour in South Korea where he will spend two days.

Modi will first attend a reception by the Indian community, which will see 1,500 members, IANS reports. Following this, he will be accorded an official welcome.

Later in the day, Modi is scheduled to hold bilateral talks with President Park Geun-hye. Both the national leaders are expected to sign several bilateral agreements, after which they will hold a press conference.

In the evening, South Korean President will host a banquet in honour of the Indian Prime Minister.

The Indian prime minister, who was on a three-nation tour to East Asian countries, arrived in Seoul after his visit to Mongolia. His tour began with a visit to China.

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