New Delhi: on June 26, 2020
India and Germany held virtual Foreign Secretary level consultations. Shri Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Foreign Secretary of India and Mr. Miguel Berger, State Secretary of the German Federal Foreign Office discussed bilateral cooperation in various areas and exchanged views on regional and global issues of mutual interest. The two sides took stock of the extensive cooperation in addressing the challenges of COVID-19, including supply of medicines, equipment and technology. They agreed to advance the various areas of bilateral cooperation and initiate consultations in the context of India’s upcoming membership of the UN Security Council (2021-22) and G20 Presidency (2022) and Germany’s present membership of the UN Security Council and forthcoming Presidency of the European Union.