Under the leadership of Wolfgang Tiefensee, Minister for Economics, Science and Digital Society of Thuringia, a 27-member economic and scientific delegation is currently visiting India (Delhi, Pune, Coimbatore and Mumbai). The goal is to intensify economic and scientific relations between India and the Free State of Thuringia.
Minister Tiefensee had numerous political meetings in Delhi, including with Minister C.R Chaudhary, Union Minister of State for Commerce & Industry and, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution and Manish Sisodia, Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, . The business representatives met colleagues from companies in and around Delhi. A cooperation agreement between the Thuringian manufacturer “Gramme-Revit” and “Dr. Wamser and Batra” in the field of nutritional supplements was signed.
The director and a student of the Königin-Luise High School Erfurt benefited of the opportunity to visit two Indian schools along with the German School in New Delhi and laid the grounds for long-term school partnership programmes.
The Chargé d’Affaires of the Federal Republic of Germany in India, Dr. Jasper Wieck hosted a reception on the motto “Thuringia goes India 2019”. The opportunity for networking with high-ranking representatives of Indian ministries, the economy, development cooperation, science and media representatives was largely welcomed by the delegation.
Minister Tiefensee paid his respects to the man who is still adored and loved as the founder of modern India, Mahatma Gandhi. On his visit to the Gandhi Smriti , he spread flowers on the spot where the assassination happened and signed the Golden Book.