Strengthening Indo-German Connections and Supporting the Indian Diaspora
On the 9th of May, a significant network meeting of PIOCCI Germany took place in Berlin, gathering professionals, entrepreneurs, investors, and media persons. The event served as a platform for collaboration, knowledge sharing, and exploring business opportunities within the Indian diaspora community in Germany. The meeting was marked by a visit of the Indian delegation to the German Parliament, providing them with a firsthand view of the working mechanisms of the German legislative body.
During the network meeting, the German perspective highlighted the increasing importance of the Indian diaspora and emphasized the need to connect with this vibrant and affluent community. The timing was seen as opportune, as the Indian diaspora is becoming an integral part of German society. The participants recognized the potential for collaboration between India and Germany at the government and community levels. They discussed supporting diaspora initiatives in various areas such as sports, startups, integration, and social and cultural issues.
Mr. Lucas Schaal, a member of the Berlin Parliament, emphasized the significance of the Indian diaspora and stressed the importance of Indo-German collaboration. He highlighted the upcoming Indo-German and European trade deals and the potential they hold for the Indian diaspora and the governments of both countries.
The participants agreed on the necessity of bundling the voice and representation of the Indian diaspora to further strengthen the Indo-German connection. They recognized the importance of collective action and coordination to effectively advocate for the interests of the Indian diaspora and leverage the opportunities presented by the trade deals.
The visit to the German Parliament provided the Indian delegation with valuable insights into the working mechanisms of the legislative body. It allowed them to witness firsthand the discussions and debates surrounding migration and integration policies, highlighting the commitment of the German government to support and invest in these areas.
In conclusion, the PIOCCI Germany network meeting in Berlin brought together professionals, entrepreneurs, investors, and media persons to foster collaboration and explore business opportunities within the Indian diaspora community. The participants acknowledged the growing importance of the Indian diaspora in Germany and emphasized the need for Indo-German cooperation at the government and community levels.
The visit to the German Parliament provided a unique perspective on the legislative processes and the ongoing debates surrounding migration and integration policies, supported by significant investments from the German government.