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In Pics | PM Modi receives guard of honour at Federal Chancellery in Berlin

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz welcomes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with military honours during a ceremony ahead of the German-Indian government consultations at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany May 2, 2022.  REUTERS/Lisi Niesner (REUTERS)Premium
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz welcomes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with military honours during a ceremony ahead of the German-Indian government consultations at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany May 2, 2022. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner (REUTERS)

During his visit to Germany, the PM will hold his first in-person meeting with the newly appointed Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Modi and Olaf Scholz will also co-chair the 6th India-Germany Inter-Governmental Consultations (IGC)

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BERLIN : India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has embarked on his three-day Europe visit. On the first leg of this journey, PM Modi has arrived in Germany where he received a guard of honour at Federal Chancellery in the presence of German Challancer Olaf Scholz.

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The Prime Minister greeted members of the Indian community, who were awaiting his arrival at Hotel Adlon Kempinski in Berlin. Many children along with their parents were present at the hotel, waving their hands at the Prime Minister's arrival.

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz welcomes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with a military honours ceremony ahead of the German-Indian government consultations at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany May 2, 2022.  REUTERS/Michele Tantussi
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German Chancellor Olaf Scholz welcomes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with a military honours ceremony ahead of the German-Indian government consultations at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany May 2, 2022. REUTERS/Michele Tantussi (REUTERS)

The people chanted "Vande Mataram" and "Bharat Mata ki Jai" on seeing the Prime Minister.

Before departing for Federal Chancellery in Berlin, PM Modi was again greeted by the Indian diaspora.

During his visit to Germany, PM Modi will hold his first in-person meeting with the newly appointed Chancellor Olaf Scholz. PM Modi and Olaf Scholz will also co-chair the 6th India-Germany Inter-Governmental Consultations (IGC).

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz & the delegations of India & Germany pose for a group photograph at the Federal Chancellery, in Berlin.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz & the delegations of India & Germany pose for a group photograph at the Federal Chancellery, in Berlin.

The 6th IGC will be followed by a high-level roundtable where PM and Chancellor Scholz will interact with the top CEOs of both countries. PM Modi will also address the Indian diaspora in Germany.

PM Modi is also scheduled to visit Denmark on Tuesday to hold talks with leaders from Nordic countries, along with other high-level interactions, the visit will conclude with a stopover in Paris on Wednesday where the Prime Minister will meet the newly re-elected French President Emmanuel Macron.

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