The poll, that was published on Thursday, did find that 58 percent thought that the German labour market needs more migrants, while 47 percent said they believe refugees enrich German life, although 39 percent said they worry large numbers of refugees will threaten German prosperity, according to Die Zeit.
I put her message to one rather harassed-looking man in charge of a busy reception centre for arriving refugees in the south of Germany.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has seen her popularity slump to its lowest level in almost four years, reflecting growing concern over the influx of hundreds of thousands of refugees into Germany, a poll showed yesterday.
However, the visit will not be just about what German business can do for India. But the trade figures between India and Germany also reveal a downward trend after few years of steady growth.
In these endeavors both the countries complement each other. German experts should look at Indian cities that have been identified under the Smart Cities initiative. “The two leaders will deliberate on these issues”. “They beat each other in the facilities for asylum seekers,” he said.
This is happening precisely at a time when India is pursuing a more aggressive developmental agenda, giving greater importance to geo-economics over geopolitics. He can take kudos that while foreign direct investment (FDI) has fallen all over the world, it has increased by 40 per cent in India. “Each and every one of these stories is a stark reminder to all of us to see that Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security is respected day to day”. India has a deficit of capital, lacks modern technology and has exportable human capital.
A food queue fight in an overcrowded German refugee centre this week escalated into a mass brawl pitting 70 Pakistanis against 300 Albanians, fighting with fists, sticks and pepper spray.
Prime Minister Modi aims to turn India’s seven trillion euro economy into 18 trillion euro economy. It’s an issue “close to her heart”, Ney said. Germany has identified the scope to collaborate with India on the German dual system of training the semi-skilled and unskilled manpower.
Germany is India’s largest trading partner in Europe, and has consistently been among India’s top 10 global trade partners.
Germany also offered to share with India its expertise in cleaning up rivers likes Rhine and Elbe and help in Modi government’s plan to cleanse Ganga and Yamuna.
All this requires is that Germany continues to assert its leadership role within Europe.
But the Commission stressed that the German border decision “underlines the urgency to agree on the measures proposed by the European Commission in order to manage the refugee crisis“. The lack of political self-confidence in Europe manifests itself in gestures amounting to genuflection by European leaders to China’s strongmen.
“The extra stress comes from having to wait in a foreign country, with little influence over the process, a loss of control, no idea about how long it will take and what the outcome will be”.
Summary: Later, they will interact with Indian and German business leaders.
Germany’s generous social welfare has attracted the biggest number of people fleeing conflict in places such as the Middle East and Africa.