An official statement adds his visit to Berlin will be an opportunity to hold talks with Chancellor Olaf Scholz and co-chair the Sixth India-Germany Intergovernmental Consultation, during which several Indian officials will hold talks with their German counterparts.
India and Germany commemorated 70 years of the establishment of diplomatic relations in 2021 and have been strategic partners since 2000.
There will also be a Business Roundtable aimed at boosting industry cooperation, which will help strengthen the post-pandemic economic recovery in both countries.
From Berlin, Modi will travel to Copenhagen for a May 3-4 stay to meet with Denmark’s Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen to review the progress of the Green Strategic Partnership and other issues in the relationship.
Modi will attend the India-Denmark business forum and interact with the Indian community in Denmark.
He will also attend the Second India-Nordic Summit along with Prime Ministers Frederiksen (the host); Iceland, Katrin Jakobsdottir; Finland, Sanna Marin; Sweden, Magdalena Andersson; and Norway, Jonas Gahr Store.
The meeting will focus on post-pandemic economic recovery, climate change, innovation and technology, renewable energy, the evolving global security scenario and cooperation in the Arctic region.
On his return trip, the Prime Minister’s office noted that he will stop in Paris to meet with re-elected French President Emmanuel Macron.