India and South Korea aims to increase cultural and tourism exchange
India and South Korea signed agreements on increasing cultural exchange and flow of people between the two countries during the 16th India-Korea Strategic Dialogue held in New Delhi last week.
The two countries have decided to give high priority to cultural and tourism exchange. On agenda is increasing in the next one year the total number of tourists to 1 million; the total number of exchange of students to 5,000, with special focus on science and technology
The joint statement said “first and foremost” the two countries want to maximize mutual efforts to upgrade the existing India-Korea Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) to increase investment and trade. In April, the two countries signed an agreement on shipbuilding as well.
President: Moon Jae-in
Prime minister: Lee Nak-Yeon
Currency: South Korean won
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