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Indo-German cooperation in the field of culture

18.09.2018 - Press release

Prof. Monika Grütters, Federal Commissioner for Culture and Media, held bilateral talks to strengthen the Indo-German cooperation in the field of culture in India on her recent visit to the country.

Federal Commissioner Grütters met her counterpart, Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Indian Minister for Culture, 

Prof. Monika Grütters with the Indian Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
Prof. Monika Grütters with the Indian Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore© Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

and the Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore.

In the cultural realm the bilateral cultural agreement will be

Prof. Monika Grütters in a discussion with Indian Minister for Culture, Dr. Mahesh Sharma
Prof. Monika Grütters in a discussion with Indian Minister for Culture, Dr. Mahesh Sharma© Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

revitalized with the aim to conclude a MOU on collaboration in the field of museology, on the Humboldt-Forum and on cultural conservation porjects.

With Minister Rathore a future coperation among German and Indian film academies was agreed.

Prof. Monika Grütters with her Indian Counterpart, Dr. Mahesh Sharma
Prof. Monika Grütters with her Indian Counterpart, Dr. Mahesh Sharma© Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

Furthermore, Germany will be the partner country of the International Film Festival in Goa in 2020. Prof. Grütters also had a dialogue with Indian journalists at the Goethe-Institut New Delhi.

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