- Title: INDIA: German foreign minister visits Gandhi memorial
- Date: 7th September 2014
- Summary: EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: THIS EDIT CONTAINS CONVERTED 4:3 MATERIAL NEW DELHI, INDIA (SEPTEMBER 7, 2014) (ORIGINALLY 4:3) (ANI - NO ACCESS BBC) GERMAN FOREIGN MINISTER DR FRANK-WALTER STEINMEIER ALONG WITH OTHERS, ARRIVING AT GANDHI MEMORIAL STEINMEIER SHAKES HANDS WITH OTHERS STEINMEIER STANDING IN FRONT OF THE MEMORIAL STEINMEIER WALKING WITH OTHERS VARIOUS OF STEINMEIER WALKING IN THE NATIONAL GANDHI MUSEUM CLOSE OF PORTRAIT OF GANDHI STATUE OF GANDHI GERMAN AMBASSADOR MICHAEL STEINER AND STEINMEIER RECEIVES GIFTS PEOPLE CLICKING PHOTOGRAPH STEINMEIER AND STEINER LEAVING
- Embargoed: 22nd September 2014 21:25
- Location: India
- Country: India
- Topics: International Relations,Politics
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- Story Text: German Foreign Minister Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier visits the memorial of Indian independence leader and peace icon, Mahatma Gandhi, in New Delhi.
German Foreign Minister Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Sunday (September 7) visited the memorial of Indian independence leader, Mahatma Gandhi, in New Delhi and paid homage to the peace icon.
Steinmeier along with the German Ambassador, Michael Steiner also visited the National Gandhi Museum at Rajghat.
Steinmeier arrived in New Delhi on Saturday for a three-day visit to hold political and business talks with India in a bid to boost bilateral trade.
During his visit, Steinmeier will hold talks with the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, his counterpart Sushma Swaraj, as well as other high-ranking Indian politicians.
This visit will intensify Indo-German relations and aims to make progress in several key areas, such as trade, business and education, further strengthening bilateral ties between both countries.
Steinmeier is accompanied by a large delegation of German members of Parliament, business people, representatives from the cultural sector, and journalists.
He is scheduled to hold meetings with Indian business leaders, as well as politicians, in order to boost bilateral trade and facilitate German investment in India.
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