Narendra Modi visits Germany as a part of his 4-nation tour, stresses on counter-terrorism efforts


Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Berlin on Tuesday as a part of his 4-nation tour. He will be holding talks with German Chancellor Angela Markel.  "I am sure this visit will lead to beneficial outcomes & deepen India-Germany friendship", PM tweeted on reaching Berlin  Image courtesy: @narendramodi/Twitter


Prime Minister said that the meet will "chart out a future road-map of co-operation with focus on trade and investment, security and counter-terrorism, innovation and science and technology, skill development, urban infrastructure, railways and civil aviation, clean energy, development co-operation, health and alternative medicine." Image courtesy: @narendramodi/Twitter


Regional and inter-global issues, Brexit consequences, trade and increased radicalisation were discussed during the three-hour-long interaction, some at the delegation level and some one-to-one between Modi and Markel. Image courtesy: @narendramodi/Twitter


The talks are a part of India-Germany Intergovernmental Consultations.  Both countries will sign a series of substantial MoUs (memorandums of understanding) and joint declaration of intent after the talk. Image courtesy: @narendramodi/Twitter

Berlin : German Chancellor Angela Merkel, centre and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, walk through the garden of the government guest house Meseberg Palace, during a meeting in Meseberg, about 70 kilometers (43 miles) north on Berlin, Monday, May 29, 2017. AP/PTI(AP5_29_2017_000224B)

Germany is currently one of the leading foreign direct investors in India, with around 1,800 German companies operating in India. Image courtesy: @narendramodi/Twitter

Published Date: May 30, 2017 12:49 PM | Updated Date: May 30, 2017 12:49 PM

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