Ambassador Dr Martin Ney with Abraham Oommen, Director Finance, KMRL, and Felix Klauda, head of division, Urban Development and Mobility, KfW

Germany in Kochi: “Special emphasis on sustainable development”

Concluding his “Smart Cities” trip, Ambassador Dr Martin Ney visited Kochi 22nd July.  Ambassador Ney held a fruitful meeting with Minister Dr K.T. Jaleel, Local Self Government Department, Government of Kerala. They discussed how German companies can offer urban solutions that not only offer the latest technologies, but also cater to the needs of the citizens.

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Ambassador Dr Martin Ney met with the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Jayaram Jayalalithaa.

Ambassador Dr Martin Ney meets CM Jayalalithaa in Chennai

Ambassador Dr Martin Ney met with the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Jayaram Jayalalithaa, in Chennai on 19th July. He reiterated Germany’s commitment to contribute to Coimbatore’s Smart City Project.

Ambassador Dr Martin Ney and Dr Mrs Gabriele Ney with the Mayor P Rajkumar

Committed to realising Coimbatore’s Smart City plan

On the second day of his „Smart Cities” trip, Ambassador Dr Ney was delighted with the warm reception by the Mayor of Coimbatore, P Rajkumar, and the Commissioner of Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation, Dr K. Vijaykartikeyan.

Professor Dr Vijay Joshi

Vijay Joshi: “India needs both less of the state and more of the state”

The author and economist Professor Dr Vijay Joshi talks about his new book “India’s long road—The search for prosperity”, how India is placed in the global economy, and his experiences of teaching his former student, current German Ambassador to India, Dr Martin Ney.

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FM Steinmeier announces contribution of 160 million euros for stabilisation measures in support of Iraq

As a co-host of the conference, Steinmeier announced that Germany would be contributing 160 million euros to help bring stability to the country. Germany is already providing more funds for humanitarian aid measures and stabilisation than any other country.

Book Launch and Panel Discussion at German Embassy

A high-level panel discussion on India’s economic development and economic policy took place at the launch event of Vijay Joshi’s book “India’s Long Road: The Search for Prosperity” at the German Embassy on 18th July.

Events in Nice and Turkey overshadow ASEM summit

Events in Nice and Turkey overshadow ASEM summit

ASEM summit participants placed the fight against terrorism on their agenda at the start of their meeting in Ulan Bator. The second day of the summit was overshadowed by events in Turkey.

Merkel following the attack in Nice: Total solidarity with France

Merkel following the attack in Nice: Total solidarity with France

German Chancellor, Dr Angela Merkel, spoke of a 'mass murder attack'. She ensured France of Germany's full solidarity. "Germany will stand by France's side in the fight against terrorism", she said.

Top German literature prize goes to Marcel Beyer

Top German literature prize goes to Marcel Beyer

The Georg Büchner Prize, the most important literary accolade for the German language, goes to writer Marcel Beyer this year.

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Steinmeier meets heads of international organisations

German Foreign Minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier met heads of international organizations in Berlin. "In view of the huge task facing us, we cannot afford to rest," the German Foreign Minister said.

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