PM Modi addresses community programme in Seoul, South Korea

Published By : Admin | February 21, 2019 | 18:00 IST
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Ties between India and Korea are not just on the basis of business contact, but it is about people-to-people contact: PM
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Indian community all over the world are the country’s ‘Rashtradoots’: PM Modi

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today addressed the Indian community in Korea. 
 
He thanked the Indian community in Seoul for the warm welcome they had accorded him.  
 
He said ties between India and Korea are not just on the basis of business contact. He said the main basis of the relationship between both countries is People To People Contact.
 
The Prime Minister referred to the age-old links between India and Korea, and recalled Queen Suryaratna who travelled thousands of kilometres from Ayodhya, and married a Korean King. He also recalled that recently on Diwali, the First Lady of Korea, Kim Jung-sook, had visited Ayodhya. 
The Prime Minister said that Buddhism had further strengthened these bonds of friendship between the two countries. 
 
The Prime Minister said that he is happy to note that the Indian community is contributing to development, research and innovation in Korea. 
 
He mentioned the popularity of Yoga and Indian festivals in Korea. He said Indian cuisine is also fast gaining popularity in Korea. He also spoke of the splendid performance of Korea in the Indian sport - Kabaddi - at the Asian Games. 

 

The Prime Minister described the Indian community all over the world, as ambassadors of India, whose hard work and discipline has raised India's stature worldwide. 
 
The Prime Minister said that India is celebrating the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi this year. He said that the world must know more about Bapu, and it is our responsibility to pursue this objective. 
 
The Prime Minister said that India's ties with Korea are strengthening, and both countries are working together for peace, stability and prosperity in the region. He noted that Indian brands are now present in Korea, and Korean brands are household names in India. 
 
The Prime Minister spoke at length of the economic development that has taken place in India recently. 
 
He said India will soon become a 5 trillion dollar economy. 

 

He spoke of the phenomenal progress made in Ease of Doing Business, and in Ease of Living. He also mentioned reforms such as GST and cashless economy. 
 
He mentioned that the world is witnessing a financial inclusion revolution in India. In this context he spoke of bank accounts, insurance and Mudra loans. 
 
He said that India's prestige is rising because of several achievements. He mentioned free treatment for the poor, the tallest statue in the world - Statue of Unity, and Digital India. 

 

 

The Prime Minister also spoke of India's developments in the field of clean energy, and the formation of the International Solar Alliance. 
 
The Prime Minister said that there is a new energy in India today. He also mentioned that tomorrow, he shall receive the Seoul Peace Prize, on behalf of the people of India, and the Indian diaspora. 
 
The Prime Minister mentioned the ongoing Kumbh Mela at Prayagraj, and said the world was taking note of the cleanliness that had been kept at Kumbh this time. He exhorted the Indian community in Korea to promote tourism in India, by their own individual efforts. 

 

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PM to inaugurate Uttar Pradesh Global Investors Summit 2023 - the flagship investment summit of UP government
PM to flag off two Vande Bharat trains - connectivity to important pilgrimage centres in Maharashtra to get major boost
PM to dedicate the Santacruz Chembur Link Road and Kurar underpass - projects will ease road traffic congestion in Mumbai
PM to inaugurate the new campus of Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah in Mumbai

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will visit Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra on 10th February. At around 10 AM, Prime Minister will visit Lucknow where he will inaugurate the Uttar Pradesh Global Investors Summit 2023. At around 2:45 PM, he will flag off two Vande Bharat train at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, in Mumbai. He will also dedicate two road projects to the nation - the Santacruz Chembur Link Road and Kurar underpass project. Thereafter, at around 4:30 PM, he will inaugurate the new campus of Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah in Mumbai.

PM in Lucknow

Prime Minister will inaugurate the Uttar Pradesh Global Investors Summit 2023. He will also inaugurate Global Trade Show and launch Invest UP 2.0.

Uttar Pradesh Global Investors Summit 2023 is scheduled from 10-12 February 2023. It is the flagship investment summit of the Government of Uttar Pradesh. It will bring together policy makers, industry leaders, academia, think-tanks and leaders from across the world to collectively explore business opportunities and forge partnerships.

Investor UP 2.0 is a comprehensive, investor centric and service oriented investment ecosystem in Uttar Pradesh that endeavours to deliver relevant, well defined, standardised services to investors.

PM in Mumbai

Mumbai-Solapur Vande Bharat Train and Mumbai-Sainagar Shirdi Vande Bharat Train, are the two trains that will be flagged off by the Prime Minister at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Mumbai. This will be an important step towards fulfilling the Prime Minister’s vision of building better, efficient and passenger friendly transport infrastructure for New India.

Mumbai-Solapur Vande Bharat Train will be the 9th Vande Bharat Train in the country. The new world class train will improve connectivity between Mumbai and Solapur and will also facilitate travel to important pilgrimage centres like Siddheshwar in Solapur, Akkalkot, Tuljapur, Pandharpur near Solapur and Alandi near Pune.

Mumbai-Sainagar Shirdi Vande Bharat Train will be the 10th Vande Bharat Train in the country. It will also improve connectivity of important pilgrimage centres in Maharashtra like Nashik, Trimbakeshwar, Sainagar Shirdi, Shani Singanapur.

To ease road traffic congestion in Mumbai and streamline movement of vehicles, Prime Minister will dedicate the Santacruz Chembur Link Road (SCLR) and Kurar underpass. The newly constructed elevated corridor from Kurla to Vakola and from MTNL Junction, BKC to LBS Flyover at Kurla will enhance much needed East West connectivity in the city. These arms connect the Western Express highway to Eastern Express highway thereby connecting eastern and western suburbs efficiently. The Kurar underpass is crucial to ease traffic on Western Express Highway (WEH) and connecting Malad and Kurar sides of WEH. It allows people to cross the road with ease and also vehicles to move without having to get into the heavy traffic on WEH.

Prime minister will inaugurate the new campus of Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah (The Saifee Academy) at Marol, Mumbai. Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah is the principal educational institute of the Dawoodi Bohra Community. Under the guidance of His Holiness Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, the institute is working to protect the learning traditions & literary culture of the community.