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Germany: Priyanka Chopra meets PM Narendra Modi in Berlin

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 30 May 2017, 14:11 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a four-nation tour, met Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra in Berlin on 30 May.

The Quantico-fame actress tweeted an image and said, “Thank you for taking the time to meet me this morning @narendramodi Sir. Such a lovely coincidence to be in berlin at the same time.”
After the release of her Hollywood movie Baywatch, PeeCee set foot in Berlin for vacation. Her movie will release on 2 June in India.

PM Modi reached Germany on 29 May on the first leg of his four-nation tour.


Earlier today, PM Modi was accorded ceremonial reception in Berlin.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Indian Prime Minister have held "very good" discussions on a range of bilateral, regional and global issues like the Brexit consequences, trade and radicalisation in the context of recent terror attacks in Europe.

In their informal talks on 29 May at Schloss Meseberg, the Chancellor's official country retreat near Berlin, both leaders also exchanged views on China's 'One Belt, One Road' initiative and climate change.

"Had a very good interaction with Chancellor Merkel," Modi said in a tweet after his meeting.

"The interaction lasted nearly three hours, and covered various areas of mutual interest including smart cities, skill development, clean energy etc. There was appreciation for India's economic reform agenda, including GST (Goods and Services Tax)," a Prime Minister's Office statement on the meeting said.

"The leaders had discussions that covered the bilateral agenda and how Germany can partner with India on its flagship programmes. There was appreciation of India's reform agenda, particularly GST," India's Ambassador to Germany Mukta Dutta Tomar told reporters at a briefing here last night.

Highlighting that this is Modi's second bilateral visit to Germany since 2015, she said that the ease of doing business in India and the fast track mechanism set up in 2015 to assist German businesses work in India received appreciation from the German side.

Modi will conclude his Germany visit with a courtesy call on German President, Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier, at his official residence of Castle Bellevue before leaving for Spain.

- - With PTI inputs

First published: 30 May 2017, 14:11 IST