New Delhi | Congress President Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to visit the European countries of Germany and United Kingdom on August 22 and 25 to speak on the ‘overall performance of the Modi government’.
Gandhi will be speaking on the economy, employment, demonetization, security, developments and overall performance of the government and future obstacles, opportunities, and challenges in India. The Congress President will give a series of talks at large public events, meet political and business leaders and also interact with intellectuals, academicians, students and media.
During his trip, Gandhi will be meeting a large number of Non-Resident Indians, professionals, businessmen and others and address two major meetings of the Indian Overseas Congress in Germany and London. He will also and have separate interactions with young global leaders and students.
Congress president Mr. Rahul Gandhi started similar tours about a year ago to interact with global communities, NRIs and Indian Overseas Congress to understand, explore and promote India’s interest and aspirations. He first visited US then Middle East, Singapore, and Malaysia. Gandhi’s visit to Germany and UK comes at a time when events in Turkey and free fall of Lira is getting global attention on the type and style of leadership and its impact on social, political and economic fabric of a country.
The Congress party is seeing it as an opportunity to discuss India’s role in the world, and concern for democratic values, freedom of speech and its impact on economy, growth, business opportunities and national institutions.