Prime Minister Modi & German Chancellor Merkel Meet At Hanover Messe

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Germany attending the Hanover Messe 2015. One of the main topics discussed were the export of Vento sedan from their Pune facility.

The Prime Minister of India also met up with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. They were given an insight to technological innovation at Volkswagen facility.

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Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, CEO of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, expressed, "India is and will remain an important strategic growth market for the Volkswagen Group."

He further added, "We are convinced that Volkswagen will take on a key role in the Indian automobile market in the long term. We are driving localisation in India forward with our new engine assembly plant in Pune."

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Prime Minister Modi and Chancellor Merkel took the opportunity to talk with two young Indian apprentices. Both of them are being trained at Volkswagen facility in Pune, which is up to global standards.

Volkswagen currently trains quarter of their 18,500 apprentices across the globe. They train their apprentices based on a dual vocational training principle. In India they are developing young talent for a brighter future.

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Story first published: Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 17:14 [IST]
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