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Modi in Germany: After wrapping his UK visit, PM meets Chancellor Angela Merkel during his three-nation tour

Modi reached Berlin after wrapping up his visit to the UK where he attended the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) and held a series of bilateral meetings.

Reported by: India TV News Desk, Berlin [ Updated: April 21, 2018 11:27 IST ]

PM Modi meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Germany on a short visit and met German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday. 

Prime Minister Modi arrived here from Britain on the third and last leg of his three-nation tour. 

"Maintaining the momentum of regular high-level dialogue, PM @narendramodi arrives in Berlin on a short visit to meet with German Chancellor Merkel," Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted. 

The visit demonstrates India's mutual desire to strengthen the strategic partnership, he said. 

Modi reached Berlin after wrapping up his visit to the UK where he attended the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) and held a series of bilateral meetings. 

The prime minister, during his interventions at the executive session of the CHOGM here, had announced that India will double its contribution to the Commonwealth fund for technical cooperation and vowed to provide tailor-made developmental assistance to small island states. 

Besides attending the CHOGM, Modi held bilateral talks with his British counterpart Theresa May. 

He also held discussions with his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina, Seychelles President Danny Faure and nearly a dozen other leaders on the sidelines of the multilateral CHOGM. 

In Sweden, Modi held extensive talks with Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, besides attending a India-Nordic Summit.

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