India, Germany hold consultations on UNSC issues
The Indian delegation briefed the Germany side on India’s priorities during its UNSC tenure
India and Germany on Thursday held bilateral consultations on UN issues, using the virtual platform and discussed a wide range of issues on the UN agenda.
At the consultation, while Secretary (West) Vikas Swarup--led the Indian delegation along with officials from the UN and Europe West Divisions of MEA and the Embassy of India in Berlin, the German delegation was led by State Secretary Antje Leendertse with officials from International Order and the United Nations Desks of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the German Embassy at New Delhi.
The Indian delegation briefed the Germany side on India’s priorities during its UNSC tenure. Both sides agreed to continue their engagement on key issues on the UN agenda.
India and Germany enjoy very warm and cordial relations. In March, the two countries marked the 70th anniversary of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations.
Since 2000, Germany has invested $12.39 billion in India, mainly in automotive, transportation, electrical equipment, metallurgy, insurance, services, chemicals, construction and trading.
As per estimation, 1600 German companies are functioning in India, including 600 joint ventures.