The German Embassy on Wednesday announced that the German Chancellor Angela Merkel is going to visit India between October 4 and 7 to attend the 3rd inter- governmental consultations. The German leader’s visit will be a follow up to her meeting in New York with the Indian Prime Minister where they formed G-4 to push for reform in the United Nations Security Council, and will be her third meeting with Mr. Modi in six months.
Ms. Merkel would focus on technology exchange, training, strategic partnership and some of the flagship programmes of the Modi government like “Digital India,” clean energy, and Swachh Bharat campaign. This will mark the third visit of Ms. Merkel to India in five years. She visited India in October-November 2007 and May 2011. She co-chaired the 1st inter-governmental consultation between India and Germany in 2011.
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