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German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier visits India

President Steinmeier will hold official talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and will deliver a speech at Delhi University.


Devdiscourse News Desk
Updated: 22-03-2018 11:47 IST
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier visits India

India is one of the country with whom Germany holds biennial summit level Inter-Governmental Consultation (IGC). (Image credit: Wikipedia)

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will visit India, soon after the formation of new government in Germany. Steinmeier will pay a four-day visit from March 22 to 26. Joachim was the last German President who visited India in the year 2014.

His visit is expected to boost economic cooperation between India and Germany as Germany is India's largest trade partner in the European Union in smart cities, cleaning of rivers, renewable energy, and railways which accounts for USD 19.76 billion, as per Tribune.

President Steinmeier will hold official talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and will deliver a speech at Delhi University on "India and Germany: Ideas and Perspective".

India is one of the countries with whom Germany holds biennial summit level Inter-Governmental Consultation (IGC). German President will also visit Museum in Sarnath and Buddhist temple in Varanasi and will hold a session of interaction with students of Banaras Hindu University.

President has planned to visit Chennai where Germany has invested largely. As per The Tribune, India's relationship with Germany is amongst India's foremost relations, bilaterally and in the global context. After 2000, since both countries have established Strategic Partnership, the government of both sides has attempted to deepen and broaden this relationship.

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