Germany: Merkel greets Indian PM Modi for Hannover Messe inauguration

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at the Hannover Congress Centre on Sunday where he was greeted by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The two will inaugurate the annual Hannover Fair (Hannover Messe), the world's largest capital goods and technology show. Merkel will later host a dinner for the prime minister and his delegation. Approximately 120 Indian business executives are expected to be in attendance. Merkel and Modi will also hold talks on bilateral relations and international issues of "mutual interest," according to a goverment press statement. Their discussions will wind up with a joint news conference in Berlin, Tuesday.