Korean President seeks cooperation from India on Posco deal

Korean President seeks cooperation from India on Posco deal

The issue came up for discussions  between Lee and visiting Indian President Pratibha Patil.
"President Lee hoped that the Korean companies expand their participation in construction of infrastructure such as road, power and plant, and called for cooperation of the Indian side in order to realize early ‘POSCO project’ in Orissa state,"a statement from Cheong Wa Dae News, President’s office, said.

"Both leaders agreed to cooperate in order to conclude discussion on the on-going aviation agreement, an agreement on maritime transport and double tax avoidance agreement in the direction of mutual benefits," it said.

The two leaders also discussed ways to further expand bilateral cooperation besides touching regional and international issues.

"Leaders of the two nations evaluated that substantial cooperation between the two countries in diplomacy, security, economy, trade, society and culture has greatly progressed since the bilateral relations was upgraded to ‘strategic partnership’ in January, 2010, and agreed to expand cooperation particularly in politics, security and the defence industry,” the statement said.

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