PM Modi to visit Germany in April

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Germany in April when India will be the partner country at the Hannover Fair.

PTI| Updated: Jan 19, 2015, 22:22 PM IST

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Germany in April when India will be the partner country at the Hannover Fair.

Conveying this to German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schuble who called on him here, Modi said he was looking forward to the visit to meet Chancellor Angela Merkel whom he had first met in Australia on the sidelines of G-20 Summit in October last year.

Modi and Sch?uble discussed the key areas of bilateral cooperation, like green energy, infrastructure, Make-in-India, affordable housing, and clean ganga, a PMO statement said.

They also discussed the federal structure of India, its parallels with Germany, and the lessons that could be applied to the evolving political structure of Europe, it added.

Modi expressed concern over the recent terror attack in Paris and related developments in Europe and lauded the able leadership of Chancellor Merkel in such difficult times.

The Prime Minister said he was also looking forward to the visit of Chancellor Merkel to India later this year.