PM Modi conferred with Seoul Peace Prize   

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been conferred with the Seoul Peace Prize for 2018 for his contribution to international cooperation and fostering global economic growth.

The Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement Wednesday that Modi expressed his gratitude for the prestigious honour and in the light of India’ deepening partnership with the Republic of Korea, he has accepted the award.

“The world acknowledges. PM Narendra Modi awarded prestigious Seoul Peace Prize 2018 for contribution to high economic growth in India and world through ‘Modinomics’, contribution to world peace, improving human development & furthering democracy in India,” MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.

The Ministry said the award will be presented to Modi by the Seoul Peace Prize Foundation at a mutually convenient time. (AGENCIES)