India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been selected to confer Seoul Peace Prize-2018 by Seoul Peace Prize Committee.
Narendra Modi is the fourteenth recipient of Seoul Peace Prize. The award will be presented to him by the Seoul Peace Prize Foundation at a mutually convenient time.
PM Narendra Modi was selected for this prestigious award in recognition of his dedication for improving international cooperation, raising global economic growth, accelerating Human Development of people in India by fostering economic growth and furthering the development of democracy through anti-corruption and social integration efforts.
The award also recognises PM Narendra Modi’s contributions towards the growth of Indian and global economies, credited ‘Modinomics’ for reducing the social and economic disparity between rich and poor.
The award also lauded PM Modi's initiatives to make government cleaner through anti-corruption measures and demonetization.
The award also credited PM Modi for his contribution towards regional and global peace through a proactive foreign policy with countries around the world under Modi Doctrine and Act East Policy.