November 2018 \ World News \ DIPLOMATIC NEWS
PM Modi awarded 2018 Seoul Peace Prize

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been named as the recipient of 2018 Seoul Peace Prize ...

Expressing his gratitude and in light of India's deepening ties with South Korea, Mr Modi has accepted the award, the presentation of which would take place at a mutually convenient time. He is the 14th recipient of the award. Past laureates include distinguished global personalities like former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and renowned international relief organisations like Doctors Without Borders. Established in 1990, the Seoul Peace Prize recognises those who made great contributions to the harmony of mankind, the reconciliation between nations and world peace on the basis of the ideals of the 24th Seoul Olympic Games held in Seoul, Korea in 1988 in an atmosphere of friendship and harmony of the peoples around the world.