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PM Modi, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz co-chair sixth edition of IGC in Berlin

Berlin:2/5/22:Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz are co-chairing the sixth edition of the India-Germany Inter-Governmental Consultations-IGC in Berlin. The biennial IGC is a unique dialogue format that also sees the participation of several Ministers from both sides. This is 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 earlier, Prime Minister Modi held bilateral discussions with the German Chancellor. Both leaders reviewed the full range of bilateral ties between India and Germany, including giving an impetus to trade as well as cultural linkages. Mr. Modi was given a ceremonial welcome at the Federal Chancellery

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Mr. Modi reached Berlin, the capital of Germany today 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. Mr. Modi expressed confidence that this visit will boost the friendship between India and Germany. He also interacted with the Indian diaspora.


After his Germany visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will proceed to Copenhagen tomorrow on 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.
On the last leg of the tour, the Prime Minister will briefly stopover 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 posts the French Presidential elections.

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