Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Germany
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accompanied by several ministers of his cabinet, will be traveling to Berlin on 29th May for the fourth Indo-German Intergovernmental Consultations on 29th and 30th May, German Ambassador to India, Dr Martin Ney, told the media during a press conference at the German Embassy on 23rd May.
The Parliamentary State Secretary (PStS) of the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Thomas Silberhorn, visited the BURDA Druck India plant in Greater Noida together with Dr Jasper Wieck, Deputy Chief of Mission of the German Embassy New Delhi, during his trip to India on 23rd May.
The German Embassy New Delhi and the Ananta Aspen Centre jointly organised a discussion on ‘India and Germany in the 21st Century: Partners in an Uncertain World’ on 22nd May. German Ambassador Dr Martin Ney exchanged views with Ambassador S.K. Lambah, Chairman Ananta Aspen Centre, and Prof. Ummu Salma Bava, Professor of European Studies at the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. T. N. Ninan, Chairman, Business Standard, moderated the panel discussion.
Whether it's holidaying in the Bavarian Alps, on Sylt or in the Harz region - tourism in Germany is booming. Last year proved to be a record-breaking one for the travel industry.
German Ambassador to India, Dr Martin Ney, welcomed high-ranking agricultural experts for a working lunch at his Residence on Wednesday, 17th May. Experts from the Indian government and business- and research sectors were present. S.K. Pattanayak, Secretary, Indian Ministry for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, was the chief guest.
Bringing Western classical music to India!
German Ambassador to India, Dr Martin Ney, has a passion that he enjoys sharing with others – Western classical music! Since his arrival in India in 2015, the accomplished flutist has brought outstanding classical musicians to Delhi and joined them in a number of performances that have been very well-received by music-aficionados from all walks of life. Now, German public broadcaster ARD has dedicated one of its famous Dilli Dilli video blogs to the Ambassador Dr Ney’s initiative.
Health issues "deserve to be on the G20 agenda in our networked world," Chancellor Merkel said at the start of the meeting of G20 health ministers in Berlin. Strengthening health systems in poorer countries and the fight against antibiotic resistance were the key topics of the meeting.
Fraunhofer Society, with the support of the German Ministry of Education and Research, Indian Ministry of Urban Development and National Institute of Urban Affairs organised a Smart City Solution workshop on the theme “Building the city of tomorrow” on 9th May at Shangri La Eros Hotel, New Delhi. Chargé d’ Affaires Dr Jasper Wieck gave the welcome address.
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Green Talents – International Forum for High-Potentials in Sustainable Development
The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has held the prestigious ”Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” since 2009 to promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas. The award, under the patronage of Minister Professor Johanna Wanka, honours 25 young researchers each year.
Application deadline is 23rd May, 2017
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