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In Pictures: PM Modi conferred with Seoul Peace Prize in South Korea

PM Narendra Modi dedicated the USD 200,000 prize money to 'Namami Gange Programme', which is flagship programme of his government to accomplish the twin objectives of effective abatement of pollution, conservation and rejuvenation of River Ganga.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to South Korea, was Friday awarded the Seoul Peace Prize for 2018 for his “contribution to international cooperation and fostering global economic growth”. (Twitter/@MEAIndia)

Modi is the 14th recipient of the award and the past laureates included former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and renowned international relief organizations like Doctors Without Borders and Oxfam. (Twitter/@MEAIndia)

Dedicating the prize to people of India, PM Modi said, “I believe that this award belongs not to me personally, but to the people of India. The success that India has achieved in the last 5 years is due to aspirations, inspiration and efforts of the people of India. On their behalf, I accept the Award and express my gratitude.” (Twitter/@MEAIndia)

He dedicated the USD 200,000 prize money to 'Namami Gange Programme', which is flagship programme of his government to accomplish the twin objectives of effective abatement of pollution, conservation and rejuvenation of River Ganga. (AP)

In his address to the media after the meeting with President Moon Jae-in, PM Modi appealed the global community to go beyond talks and unite to fight the menace of terrorism. (AP)