From Seoul with love - customised tablet for PM

March 26th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS  

Manmohan Singh Seoul, March 26 (IANS) When Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh returns home, he will be carrying a tech-savvy souvenir to mark his visit — Samsung’s latest tablet computer with back featuring unique Korean art of lacquered mother-of-pearl inlay designs.

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak will hand over the latest tablet computer made by Samsung Electronics as a gift to the world leaders, a media report said Monday.

The leaders will receive a Samsung Galaxy Tab with their names engraved on the back cover as a souvenir, said Korea JoongAng Daily.

The world leaders are here to participate at the two-day nuclear summit.

The back of the Galaxy tablet features the Korean art of lacquered mother-of-pearl inlay designs, called Najeon Chilgi in Korean, quoted Cho Jae-cheol, an official, as saying.

The lacquerware is made by inlaying pieces of shells to form intricate designs.

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