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  • Delhi CM Kejriwal meets German President

    Published on February 7, 2014

    In his first interaction with a visiting foreign dignitary, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Thursday night met German President Joachim Guack during which issues ranging from Jan Lokpal Bill and AAP’s plan for coming Lok Sabha elections were believed to have figured.

    okarvindIt is understood that the President wanted to know about Kejriwal’s and his party’s views on various issues during the 25-minute meeting. “This was a formal meeting with the German President,” Kejriwal said after the meeting at the German Embassy in New Delhi.

    Sources said Gauck wanted to know about AAP government’s policies and Kejriwal’s stand on various issues.

    Later, Kejriwal responded to queries of diplomats from different countries on issues ranging from Jan Lokpal, corruption and his party’s plan for Lok Sabha elections.

    Guack had on Wednesday held talks with the top leadership, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi on the first day of his state visit which was highlighted by inking of two pacts under which Germany will provide loans worth 900 million Euros to India.

    The President is accompanied by a high-ranking delegation comprising, among others, representatives of the German cabinet, Parliament and business.