Ambassador Dr. Martin Ney visited Ladakh from 13th-15th September, 2017 in order to hold official talks with local authorities and to visit a number of projects that have been supported by the German government.
In an effort to give a substantial push to the clean-up of India’s lifeline and holy river Ganga, German Ambassador Dr. Martin Ney visited the State of Uttarakhand from 30th August to 1st September 2017.
The first German Industry Round Table on technical and regulatory challenges under the framework of the Global Project Quality Infrastructure was held at the German Embassy in New Delhi on 29th August 2017.
Stephan Lanzinger, Head of the Science and Technology Department of the German Embassy New Delhi received the 2017 batch of DAAD Young Ambassadors at the German Embassy on 25th August.
German Ambassador to India, Dr Martin Ney, who is also responsible for Bhutanese-German relations, visited Bhutan from 9th to 12th May. He held extensive political talks with the Bhutanese Government and visited German-Bhutanese projects.
Deputy Head of Mission Dr. Jasper Wieck visited young football talents during a special training session at Thyagaraj Stadium on 5th May. He presented footballs and small gifts to the aspiring football players, who are participating in the STAIRS Football Academies and have been selected for the STAIRS scholarship programme from more than 30,000 children.
The Heads of Mission of the EU Member States met with Indian Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha, for a working lunch on 4th May. The guests were hosted by the new German Chargé d’Affaires, Dr Jasper Wieck.
Ambassador Dr Martin Ney hosted a reception to welcome and introduce the new Deputy Chief of Mission of the German Embassy New Delhi, Minister Dr Jasper Wieck, at his Residence on 25th April. Dr Wieck has just started serving as the Deputy Chief of Mission and Head of the Department for Economic and Global Affairs.
Three world-class musicians performed a concert with Ambassador Dr Martin Ney at the India International Centre on 18th April.
The Vice-President of the Bundestag (German Parliament) Claudia Roth paid a visit to the Kingdom of Bhutan from 6th to 9th April.
The Kingdom of Bhutan invited German Environment Minister, Barbara Hendricks, for a visit from 5th to 8th April. The objective of the trip was to exchange views on forest development, nature conservation and climate action.
Dr Gerd Müller, German Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, was in New Delhi on 5th April.
In the run-up to the G20 Summit under Germany's Presidency in Hamburg in July, the German Embassy organised an interactive session on 31th March to facilitate an exchange of information and perspectives on the current Presidency’s goals and deliverables.
The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in cooperation with the German Embassy and Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC) organised an information session about the German Chancellor Fellowship for prospective leaders from India at the German Embassy on 28th March.
Major boost for “Skill India”: Indian industrialists and leaders of major Indian companies launched the “Alliance for Dual VET” on 15th March. The Alliance was initiated and facilitated by German Ambassador to India, Dr. Martin Ney.
On the occasion of the launch of the “Alliance for Dual VET”, an initiative to promote vocational training in India, two world-class Opera singers performed in the Residence of Ambassador Dr Martin Ney on 15th March.
An expert meeting on ‘Making farming a business: Financing for agriculture – rural loans and farm finance’ was held at the German Embassy on 6th March. It was jointly organised by the Embassy and the German Agribusiness Alliance at the German Asia-Pacific Business Association.
"Germany is widely recognised as one of the top travel destinations. For good reasons: It offers incredible art treasures and magnificent architecture, breathtaking natural beauty and an unrivaled tourism infrastructure. Germany is also a welcoming, comfortable, safe, and affordable place to visit. And there is so much to see, do and enjoy,” said Ambassador Dr Ney at the joint press conference with the German National Tourist Office.
On Friday, February 17th, a member of the German Embassy in New Delhi inaugurated the small scale project “edible school gardens” which was implemented by the Delhi based NGO “The Child Trust” (TCT).
On invitation by the German Ambassador to India, Dr Martin Ney, Foreign Secretary of India, Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, met with the European Union Ambassadors for a working lunch at Ambassador Ney’s residence in New Delhi on 6 February.
The German Embassy New Delhi together with the German Consulate-General Mumbai and Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI) organised a conference on "Invest in Germany - Advantages from North to South" on 27th January in Mumbai. It was also supported by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
German Ambassador to India, Dr Martin Ney, hosted a New Year’s dinner for distinguished guests at his Residence on Thursday, 12th January.
A Science Circle Lecture on the topic “Liberty and Security in times of International Terrorism” by Prof. Dr. Dieter Grimm, former Justice of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany as well as Professor at Humboldt University Berlin and Yale Law School, was organized by the German Embassy New Delhi in collaboration with the German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH) at the German House, New Delhi, on 10th January.