31 Oct 2018
PM Modi gifts 'Modi jackets' to South Korean President Moon
In a special gesture, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has gifted some meticulously tailored "Modi jackets" to South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who had expressed his liking for them during his first state visit to India in July.
President Moon, who uploaded photos of him wearing the jacket on Twitter said they "fit great" and expressed thanks to Modi.
Here's more on it.
President Moon expresses gratitude for "Modi Jackets" on Twitter
During my visit to India, I had told the Prime Minister @narendramodi that he looked great in those vests, and he duly sent them over, all meticulously tailored to my size. I would like to thank him for this kind gesture. pic.twitter.com/wRgekJSW16— 문재인 (@moonriver365) October 31, 2018
Moon also congratulated Modi for winning Seoul Peace Prize
In July, Moon made his first state visit to India during which he held talks with Modi on key issues such as the situation on the Korean peninsula, and ways to boost bilateral trade and defense cooperation.
He also congratulated Modi on his selection as winner of this year's Seoul Peace Prize in recognition of his contribution to world peace through his economic vision.
Modi was conferred with the Seoul Peace Prize last week
On Twitter, Moon shared that he was "moved" by Modi's tweets that he had posted upon winning the award. "They were written in Korean, and I was moved by his thoughtfulness," his tweet read. Modi was conferred with the Seoul Peace Prize last week.