German Chancellor Angela Merkel receives ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan
Nov 1, 2019, 12:46 PM IST
German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Delhi on October 31. She received ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan at the national capital on November 1. Angela Merkel is in India for the 5th India-Germany Inter-Governmental Consultation. While addressing the media, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said, "I am delighted to be here in India. Germany-India is linked by very close ties. We have great respect for this vast country and its diversity." As per the diplomatic sources, the main topics on the agenda of talks between India and Germany during German Chancellorís visit include skill development, climate, artificial intelligence, sustainable development, security and economy. Talks on a possible free trade agreement with the EU will also be discussed.