PM Modi kicks off 3-country tour with full and substantial schedule


Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s three-country visit will have a substantial and comprehensive agenda during his bilateral and multilateral meetings.

Prime Minister Modi will embark on his three-day visit to Germany, Denmark and France on Monday.

Addressing a special briefing, Foreign Minister Vinay Mohan Kwatra said Prime Minister Modi would visit three countries for bilateral and multilateral engagements.

The newly appointed Foreign Minister informed that the Prime Minister will hold extensive interactions with the political leaders of these countries. He will also meet with the Indian diaspora and leading industrialists and CEOs during his visit.

“The Prime Minister’s three-day, three-country tour has an intense schedule with a substantial and comprehensive agenda, including wide-ranging interactions with political leaders in these countries, the Indian diaspora and key industrialists and CEOs,” he added.

Kwatra said Prime Minister Modi will meet Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Germany. The two leaders will co-chair the 6th India-Germany Intergovernmental Consultations (IGC).

“The 6th India-Germany Intergovernmental Consultations (IGC) will be followed by a high-level roundtable where the Prime Minister and Chancellor Scholz will interact with key CEOs from both countries. Prime Minister Modi will also interact and address the Indian diaspora in Germany,” he said.

In his departure statement ahead of the three-country visit, the Prime Minister said his visit to Berlin will be an opportunity to hold detailed bilateral talks with Chancellor Scholz.

“I see this IGC as an early engagement with the new German government, within six months of its formation, which will be useful in identifying our medium and long-term priorities,” he said.

Noting the long-standing business ties between India and Germany, the Prime Minister informed that he will also jointly address a business roundtable with the aim of boosting industry-to-industry cooperation, which which will help strengthen the post-Covid economic recovery in both countries.

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