Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Friday conferred the 2018 Seoul peace prize on his visit to South Korea. PM Modi was selected after candidates proposed over 1300 nominators from around the world. Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan was the recipient of the honour in 1999.
In the official address, the South Korean presenter enlisted the Prime Minister’s achievements that led to this honour. “PM Modi has contributed to the economic contribution to the country and the world. He has been critical in promoting regional and global peace. ”
The recipients include German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Bangladesh Muhammad Yunus, former United Nation Secretary-General South Korean Ban Ki-moon, among others. Read More