Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday was honoured with ‘Seoul Peace Prize’ for 2018 for his immense contribution to international cooperation and stimulating global economic growth. The prestigious award was presented to him by the Seoul Peace Prize Foundation at a grand ceremony. A short film on the ‘life and achievements of Prime Minister Modi’ was displayed at the event.
While conferring the award on PM Modi, the award committee acknowledged his contribution to the growth of Indian and global economies, appreciating ‘Modinomics’ for bridging the gap of social and economic disparity between the forward and economically backward sections of the society.
The committee also appreciated him for his contribution toward regional and global peace through a ‘proactive policy’ with countries all across the world.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the 14th recipient of the award. FYI, the Seoul Peace Prize was established in the year 1990 to remember the success of the 24th Olympic Games held in Seoul. The award was brought into effect to crystalise Korean people’s ‘yearning for peace’ on the Korean peninsula and in the rest of the world.