New Delhi, July 9: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and South Korean President Moon Jae-in jointly inaugurate the Noida factory of Samsung today. The 35-acre Noida factory has been touted as the ‘world’s largest mobile factory’, and is said to manufacture 120 million mobile phones per year.Also Read - PM Modi Says Opposition Insulted Parliament, Refers To Paper Snatching, Derogatory Remarks

According to reports, the Samsung ‘s mobile manufacturing plant in Noida currently has a capacity of around 67 million phones, which includes both smart and feature phones. Samsung had announced an investment of Rs 4,915 crore for the Noida plant last year. Also Read - Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose 125th Birth Anniversary: Govt Declares 23rd January as Parakram Diwas

Traffic police has issued an advisory, announcing major diversions from 4 pm to 9 pm. Notably, the diversions have been suggested following security-related issues. Also Read - Assam-Mizoram Border Row: PM Narendra Modi to Meet Assam MPs over Border Dispute

Commuters taking the Yamuna Expressway, Greater Noida, Pari Chowk to reach Delhi using Noida-Greater Noida Expressway have been advised to use alternative routes to avoid inconvenience.

All those travelling from Delhi Noida Direct Flyway to New Ashok Nagar, Greater Noida, Greater Noida West, Ghaziabad should take NH24. Travellers taking the Chilla gate to reach Noida, Greater Noida, Greater Noida West, Ghaziabad, should take the NH24 instead.

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Sunday evening arrived in India on a four-day state visit. Soon after his arrival, he visited the Akshardham Temple. He then travelled in the Delhi Metro with PM Modi.

On Tuesday, he would be accorded ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhavan followed by a meeting with Naidu. The same day, he would meet Modi.

India and South Korea would sign various agreements following delegation level talks.

In the evening, Moon will be hosted to dinner by President Kovind. The South Korean President would depart on Wednesday morning.

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