Berlin. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday interacted with Indian and German industrialists and urged them to invest in India’s youth, highlighting the reforms undertaken by his government. Modi, who arrived here on Monday morning on the first leg of his three-nation tour of Europe, co-chaired a business roundtable meeting with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz. Modi tweeted, “Met with leading industrialists in Berlin and discussed ways to further deepen business ties between India and Germany.”
The Ministry of External Affairs said in a press release, “The Prime Minister noted the comprehensive reforms undertaken by the government and highlighted the growing number of start-ups and unicorns in India.” He urged industrialists to invest in India’s youth. invited. The event was attended by the top representatives of the governments of both the countries and select Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) from both the sides. During this, topics such as climate cooperation, supply chain, research and development were discussed. The Indian business delegation was led by Sanjeev Bajaj, Chairman, CII and Managing Director, Bajaj Finserv. Baba N Kalyani, CK Birla, Puneet Chatwal, Salil Singhal, Sumant Sinha, Dinesh Khara, CP Gurnani and Deepak Bagla were part of the Indian delegation.
The German business delegation included representatives from Siemens, BASF, Bosch, Volkswagen, GFT Technologies Schaeffler and Deutsche Bank. Meanwhile, the Ministry of External Affairs said in a tweet, “Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Olaf Scholz held talks with top executives of Indian and German companies as part of further deepening our business ties. Modi’s visit comes amid the Ukraine crisis that has united much of Europe against Russia. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar also participated in this meeting. Earlier, addressing a joint press conference with Scholz after co-chairing the 6th Inter-Governmental Consultation between the two countries, Modi said India is concerned about the humanitarian impact of the war and has provided aid to Ukraine. .