South Korean President Moon, PM Modi launch world's largest mobile plant in Noida

09 July 2018, 10:03 PM
PM Modi, South Korean President Moon Jae-in on board Delhi metro (Photo: Twitter/ANI)
PM Modi, South Korean President Moon Jae-in on board Delhi metro (Photo: Twitter/ANI)

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who arrived in New Delhi on Sunday on a three-day state visit to India, will inaugurate tech giant Samsung’s 35-acre facility in Noida on Monday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also accompany Moon during the inauguration of the Samsung plant, world's largest mobile factory.

Earlier on Sunday, the South Korean president, accompanied by the first lady and his wife Kim Jung-sook, kick-started his maiden India visit with a tour of Akshardham temple in Delhi.

"I am very delighted to visit this grand temple as part of the first leg of my visit. After, seeing this, the feeling that I get is that India and Korea may be having different cultures, but the two countries share commonalities in values such as peace, harmony and unity in diversity," Moon said after visiting the iconic Akshardham temple.

Highlights:

# 06:25 PM: South Korean President Moon Jae-in and PM Narendra Modi at the 35 acre Samsung mobile factory in Noida-the world's largest mobile factory

# 06:18 PM: South Korean President Moon Jae-in and PM Narendra Modi inaugurate Samsung mobile factory in Noida-the world's largest mobile factory

# 06:05 PM: 'GeM' means Government e Market, through this, Govt is now directly buying from producers. This is benefiting medium and small entrepreneurs. This has also brought transparency, says PM Narendra Modi

# 06:00 PM: Whenever I talk to business community representatives I always mention one thing that I don't think there is a middle class home in India where a Korean product is not found, says PM Modi at inauguration of Samsung mobile factory in Noida

# 05:55 PM: South Korea and Uttar Pradesh have an emotional relationship, about 2000 years back the princess of Ayodhya got married to the prince of Korea, says Yogi Adityanath at inauguration of Samsung mobile factory in Noida

# 05:30 PM: Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath joins PM Modi at the Samsung plant in Noida.

# 05:15 PM: First Lady of South Korea Kim Jung-sook at Humayun's Tomb in Delhi

# 04:50 PM: South Korean President Moon Jae-in and PM Narendra Modi in the Metro while on their way to the Samsung plant in Noida

# 04:40 PM: South Korean President Moon Jae-in and PM Narendra Modi in the Metro while on their way to the Samsung plant in Noida

# 04:30 PM: PM Narendra Modi and South Korean President Moon Jae-in listen to Mahatma Gandhi's favourite bhajans, sung by classical singer Vidya Shah at Gandhi Smriti in Delhi.

# 04:20 PM: South Korean President Moon Jae-in and PM Narendra Modi pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Gandhi Smriti

# 04:15 PM: South Korean President Moon Jae-in and PM Narendra Modi at Gandhi Smriti(Museum dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi)

# 04:10 PM: The Indian govt is planning to built 100 smart cities and construct industrial corridor to link the major cities. It is our wish to participate in these infrastructural projects as well, says Moon Jae-in, President of South Korea

# 04:10 PM: My new southern policy is aligned with PM Modi's Act East Policy.Both the policies will come to completion when prosperity spreads across the whole of Asia.India & Korea has a long standing history of exchange,you are a friend who helped us in time of need, says Moon Jae-in

# 04:10 PM: Committed to raise Korea's relations with India to the level as those with 4 major powers around Korean peninsula.This commitment is embodied in my new southern policy that aims to move beyond economic-cooperation to building prosperous ppl centric community of peace, says Moon Jae-in

#11:05 AM: EAM Sushma Swaraj meets South Korean President Moon Jae-in: "Shared commitment to values of democracy, open society & liberal international order! EAM @SushmaSwaraj called on President of the Republic of Korea, Moon Jae-in. Positive discussion on further elevating the Special Strategic Partnership by expanding ties across several sectors," tweets MEA

#09:50 AM: Launch of Samsung mobile unite a major push to Modi's 'Make in India' policy: "Keeping with PM Modi's 'Make in India' policy, the first step was taken today, both the leaders (South Korean President&PM Modi) will visit Samsung's manufacturing site which will be producing 10 million units of mobile phones per month by 2020," South Korean Trade Minister says.

#09:40 AM: India, South Korea sign agreements on Trade and commerce: Union Minister Suresh Prabhu and South Korean Trade Minister Kim Hyun-Chong sign agreements. Union Minister Prabhu says, "Trade and commerce will play their own roles in taking bilateral relations between both the countries forward."

# 09:15 AM: Day two itinerary of Moon Jae-in: On day two of his India visit, the South Korean president will meet External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj at the hotel the Oberoi at around 10 AM. After meeting with Swaraj, he will address India – Korea Business Forum at around 3 PM. At 4 PM, Moon will visit Gandhi Smriti at 5, Tees January Lane. Later in the evening at around 5 PM, he will visit the Samsung India Electronics unit at Block B, Sector 81, Noida.

#09:00 AM: Hello and welcome to the News Nation live updates: South Korean President Moon Jae-in is on his maiden state visit to India. On day two of his India visit, Moon will address an India – Korea Business Forum and inaugurate South Korean tech giant Samsung’s largest mobile unit in Noida along with PM Modi. Stay with us as we bring you all the latest updates and information on Moon’s India visit.

First Published: Monday, July 09, 2018 09:13 AM
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