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- Biz @ India, Vibrant Gujarat Special issue: Interview with H.E. Mr. Sam Schreiner
- 14/01/2015: Vibrant Gujarat
- 07/01/2015: Bengal Global Summit
- 21-22 June 2013 - Luxembourg is the perfect gateway and hub for Indian companies, interested in doing business in Europe
- 19/08/13 - Indian Express: Luxembourg an emerging edu hub
- 14/01/2014 - BLBA news magazine: Distinguished honorary for Anil Anand, MD Paul Wurth India
- 24/03/2014 - Appointment of Honorary Consul of Luxembourg in Mumbai
- 6-8 February 2012 - CII News Update
- 26-28 March 2012 - Seminar CII
- 12-14 June 2012 - Luxembourg plans policy to facilitate easy business visas
- 24 August 2012 - Luxembourg exploring business opportunities in Chandigarh Region
- 13-23 October 2012 - Luxembourg invites Indian investments
- 29th November -1st December 2012- Closing ceremony of AIMUN'12
- 27/12/2011- DNA Money: We hope to bring investments to Gujarat
- 14-19 November 2011: YES Bank Financial Times Banking Summit
- Indlaw News- 14/01/2010 : Luxembourg, Pharma offers trade opportunities to Indian companies
- Economic Times- 13/01/2010 : Luxembourg leaves call on Jharkhand to LNM
- Financial Express Special issue- 23/06/2009- Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Broadening ties with India
- Minister Jeannot Krecké's Economic Mission to India in the Luxembourg Press
- Curriculart meets India- Indian Press
- Curriculart meets India-Luxembourg Press
- National Day celebrations in Mumbai and Kolkata : 23rd and 25th of June respectively
- Outlook Traveller- February 2008- 48 hours in Luxembourg
The Luxembourg Government’s aim is to put the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg on the political and economic map of India. It therefore opened an Embassy in Delhi on 27th February 2002. The Delhi mission is only one of four Embassies in Asia, the others being Beijing, Tokyo and Bangkok.
The political relationship between Luxembourg and India is excellent.
Relations are also excellent between India and the European Union ( http://www.delind.ec.europa.eu/ ), of which Luxembourg is a founding member.
A number of bilateral agreements have been signed between the governments of Luxembourg and India :
· Memorandum on Cooperation in the field of health, signed in New Delhi on the 8th May 1996.
· Cultural agreement, signed in New Delhi on 10th September 1996.
· Agreement on cooperation for supply of equipment for cold chain system for blood and blood products, signed in New Delhi on the 15th April 1997.
· Air Services Agreement, signed in New Delhi, on the 8th of January 2001.
· Agreement by exchange of letters on steel technology, signed in New Delhi on 4th/17th February 2003.
· Agreement for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income and on capital, signed in New Delhi on 2nd of June 2008.
Ratification law adopted on May 6th by the Luxembourg Parliament (Chambre des Députés). The agreement will enter into force on January 1st 2010 for Luxembourg and on April 1st 2010 for India.
· Social Security Agreement : Signed between the two countries on 30th September 2009. The agreement entered into force after completion of the ratification process by both countries.
Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn with his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukerjhee in New Delhi, February 2007
Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn with his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi, March 2015
Bilateral visits regularly take place between representatives of both countries. Their number has been steadily increasing over the years :
|03 March||Foreign Minister Mr. Jean Asselborn official visit (Delhi)|
|11 to 12 November||11th ASEM Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Delhi|
|Foreign Minister Mr Jean Asselborn along with Mr. Jean Olinger, Mr. Gabriel Baptista|
|28 February to 02 March||Mr. Laurent Mosar, President of the Chamber of Deputies led a Parliamentary delegation to New Delhi|
|18 April||Mrs Preneet Kaur, Minister of State for External Affairs|
|11 to 13 January||Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade, Mr. Jeannot Krecké (Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai)|
|10-13 June||Smt. Meira Kumar, Hon'ble Speaker of Lok Sabha led a high level Parliamentary Delegation|
|25 to 26 January||Minister of Treasury, Mr. Luc Frieden, (Delhi + Mumbai)|
|19 to 23 February||
Deputy Prime Minister & Minister for Foreign Affairs and
Immigration, Mr. Jean Asselborn (Delhi + Chennai)
|23 to 26 April||Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade, Mr. Jeannot Krecké (Delhi + Bangalore)|
|13 to 14 September||Mr. Ram Vilas Paswan, Indian Minister of Steel|
|28 to 29 March||Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade, Mr. Jeannot Krecké (Delhi)|
|28 March to 02 April||Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade, Mr. Jeannot Krecké (Delhi + Chennai + Mumbai)|
|16 to 18 February||Minister of Economy and Transport, Mr. Henri Grethen, (Delhi)|
|12 to 14 November||Minister for Power, Anant G Geete|
|10 to 12 November||Secretary of State in charge Iron and Steel, Mr. B K Tripathy|
|05 to 11 January||Official visit and economic mission headed by the Foreign Minister, Madam Lydie Wurth Polfer and Joint Committee UEBL/India (New Delhi)|
|January||PM Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker|
|14 May||Secretary of State Lydie Err (New Delhi)|
|04 to 16 September||President of India , K.R Narayanan’s State visit. The President’s delegation included Minister for Industry, Mr. Sikander Bakht and four members of Parliament.|
|14 October||Minister of Commerce, Mr. Ramakrishna Hegde|
|12 to 22 April||Secretary of State, Dr. G. Wohlfart|
|12 to 13 May||Minister of State for Health, Shri Saleem Iqbal Sherwani|
|1 to 2 September||Minister of State for External Affairs, Ms Kamla Sinha for meeting with EU Troika|
|01 to 05 March||Secretary of State Dr. G. Wohlfart|
|03 to 11 May||Secretary of State, Dr. G. Wohlfart|
|September||Dy PM and FM Mr. Jacques F. Poos|
|13 to 21 May||Secretary of State, Dr. G. Wohlfart|
|22 to 28 October||Secretary of State, Dr. G. Wohlfart|
|Crown Prince Henri and Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and External Trade.|
|Parliamentary delegation led by Speaker Shri Rabi Ray|
|Parliamentary delegation led by Speaker Shri B Jakhar|
For general information on the foreign policy of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg : http://www.mae.lu