German Chancellor Olaf Scholz arrived in India on February 25 for a two-day visit to meet with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other top ministers. The focus of their discussions was on promoting bilateral relations in areas such as clean energy, trade, and new technologies. In addition, the two leaders also discussed regional and international issues, including the fight against terrorism and separatism.
Cooperation between India and Germany in the Fight against Terrorism and Separatism
During their talks, PM Modi highlighted the active cooperation between India and Germany in the fight against terrorism and separatism. The two countries agreed on the need for concerted action to end cross-border terrorism. Germany is India’s largest trading partner in Europe and an important source of investment.
India’s Development Praised by German Chancellor
The German Chancellor praised India’s progress and development, noting that a lot has changed since his last visit to the country. He commended India’s efforts in the areas of clean energy, trade, and new technologies. Scholz also expressed his satisfaction that India has the presidency of the G20 this year.
Germany Seeks to Attract Indian Talent to Address Labor Shortages
Scholz also highlighted the need for skilled workers and talent in Germany, particularly in IT and software development. He noted the booming IT industry in India and the many capable companies in the country. Germany seeks to recruit and attract Indian talent to address labor shortages in their country.
Overall, the increasing cooperation between the two largest democratic economies in the world is seen as beneficial not only for the people of both countries but also as a positive message in today’s stressed world.