Friday, October 2, 2015

#German Chancellor Dr. #Angela Merkel and PM #Modi coming to Bengaluru on Oct.6th

German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel and the Prime Minister will visit Bengaluru on 6 October, where both will participate in a business event hosted by NASSCOM on Industry 4.0 and also visit the innovation and skilling centres at the German company M/s Bosch.

Chancellor Merkel will arrive in New Delhi on Sunday 4 October. On 5 October, she will be accorded a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhawan, followed by a visit to Rajghat and official meetings between the two leaders and Inter-Governmental Consultations between the two delegations. The German Chancellor will also call on the President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee. The External Affairs Minister Smt. Sushma Swaraj will meet the German Foreign Minister Dr. Frank Walter Steinmeir and also call on the Chancellor.

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and Chancellor Dr. Merkel will hold discussions on a wide range of issues of mutual interest, including deepening bilateral engagement in defence, security, education, renewable energy, high technology manufacturing, skill development, science and technology, railways, water and waste management, urban development and agriculture. They will also exchange views on regional and global issues of common concern. Ms Merkel will be accompanied by six cabinet ministers as well as a high-profile business delegation.