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Jaswant to meet top leaders, investors

Seoul, April 2
India and South Korea will examine prospects of charting out a new dimension of bilateral economic ties during the meetings External Affairs Minister Jaswant Singh will have here with top leaders and representatives of 10 leading corporations.

Embarking on the second leg of his three-nation tour to China, South Korea and Myanmar, Mr Jaswant Singh, who arrived here on a three-day official visit today, will have wide-ranging discussions with South Korea Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Choi Sung-hong tomorrow.

Officials said the visit was aimed at providing a further stimulus for accelerated economic cooperation between the two countries. Efforts were also underway to woo greater investments from South Korean companies into India.

Mr Jaswant Singh will tomorrow make a courtesy call on President Kim Dae-jung who shares India’s views that efforts need to be intensified by both sides to utilise the vast potential for enhanced cooperation in diversified areas.

Mr Jaswant Singh will co-chair the first meeting of the India-South Korea joint commission which will review bilateral relations in economic, trade, science and technology, culture and other areas of mutual interest.

He is expected to highlight the vast opportunities emerging in the growing Indian market during his interaction on Thursday with top representatives of 10 corporations. PTIBack

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