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PM Modi meets Angela Merkel, discusses ways to deepen Indo-German relations

Germany is India's largest trade partner in the 28-member European Union bloc

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PM Narendra Modi with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at G20 Summit in Osaka (Japan) | Photo: @narendramodi

Press Trust of India Osaka
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met German Chancellor Angela Merkel and discussed ways to deepen the Indo-German relations and enhance cooperation in areas like artificial intelligence and cyber security.
The two leaders met in this Japanese port city on the sidelines of the G-20 summit.
"Further enriching a cherished friendship. PM @narendramodi met Chancellor Merkel of #Germany on the margins of #G20OsakaSummit. Discussed enhancing cooperation in artificial intelligence, E-mobility, cyber security, railway modernisation & skill development. @eoiberlin," Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.
Chancellor Merkel also congratulated Modi on the recent electoral victory, the Prime Minister's Office said in a tweet

"Giving impetus to friendship with Germany. Chancellor Merkel and PM @narendramodi discuss ways to diversify and deepen India-Germany ties," the PMO tweeted. Germany is India's largest trade partner in the 28-member European Union bloc.
In 2016-17, the bilateral trade turnover was $18.76 billion, with India exporting goods worth $7.18 billion to Germany and importing German products worth $11.58 billion, according to German media.
PM @narendramodi met Chancellor Merkel of #Germany on the margins of #G20OsakaSummit. Discussed enhancing cooperation in artificial intelligence, E-mobility, cyber security, railway modernisation & skill development. @eoiberlin pic.twitter.com/qvuez8a525 — Raveesh Kumar (@MEAIndia) June 28, 2019

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First Published: Jun 28 2019 | 1:35 PM IST

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