Modi returns from three-nation tour

New Delhi: Prime minister Narendra Modi arrived back here yesterday night after his six-day, three-nation tour that took him to China, Mongolia and South Korea.

Modi, who left on May 14, spent three days in China. He visited Xi’an, Beijing and Shanghai, and held talks with the Chinese leadership.

He went to Mongolia on May 17, becoming the first Indian prime minister ever to visit the northeast Asian country. Modi was in South Korea on May 18-19, during which he held talks with President Park Gyeun-hye and a number of agreements were inked.