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PM Modi in Europe to boost ties with Germany, Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Sweden, Norway

EuropePM Modi in Europe to boost ties with Germany, Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Sweden, Norway

Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Berlin and received a rousing welcome from the Indian diaspora on his arrival.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Berlin

Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Berlin, the capital of Germany earlier in the day during the first leg of his official visit to three European nations. He got a warm welcome from the Indian diaspora on his arrival. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, it was wonderful connecting with the Indian community and India is proud of the accomplishments of its diaspora.

PM Modi holds bilateral discussions with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Berlin
@narendramodiPrime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral discussions with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Berlin this evening. Prior to this, Mr. Modi was given a ceremonial welcome at the Federal Chancellery.

Mr. Modi voiced his conviction that this visit will strengthen the friendship between India and Germany.

Prime Minister Modi and the German Chancellor will co-chair the sixth edition of the India-Germany Inter-Governmental Consultations-IGC.

The biennial IGC is a special dialogue format that also sees the participation of several Ministers from both sides. This will be the Prime Minister’s first IGC with Chancellor Scholz and also the first such Government-to-Government consultations of the new German government, which assumed office in December last year.

Richard Walker, Chief International Editor at DW, Germany’s global broadcaster in Berlin tweeted, ” Modi & Scholz about to appear before the press in Berlin.  – They will announce *14 agreements* between their two governments.  They will take *zero questions* at the insistence of the Indian side.”

Prime Minister Modi will then visit Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Sweden, and Norway

After completing his Germany visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will proceed to Copenhagen tomorrow for an official visit at the invitation of Prime Minister of Denmark Mette Frederiksen.

This will be his first visit to Denmark and his third summit-level interaction with the Danish Prime Minister. The discussions will focus on bilateral issues as well as issues of global and regional interest. Mr. Modi will also attend an India-Denmark Business Forum and address members of the Indian diaspora.

On Wednesday, Mr. Modi will participate in the 2nd India-Nordic Summit along with Prime Ministers of Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Sweden, and Norway.

Prime Minister Modi Will Stop in France and Meet French President Emmanuel Macron

On the last leg of the tour, the Prime Minister will briefly stop over in Paris and meet French President Emmanuel Macron. The visit to France will provide an opportunity to carry forward the high level of engagement between the two countries post the French Presidential elections.

Mr. Modi said, “My visit to Berlin will be an opportunity to hold detailed bilateral discussions with Chancellor Scholz, whom I met at G20 last year in his previous capacity as Vice-Chancellor &Finance Minister”.

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