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Waiting for your visit, Merkel tells Modi

IANS 16 Nov 2014, 9:00:52 AM IST

Brisbane: Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a much-anticipated bilateral meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel ahead of the G20, here today.

At the meeting, Merkel told Modi that "our relations are deepening...Waiting for your visit," according to tweets posted by the external affairs ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin.

Just ahead of the second day's plenary session, Modi, along with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and US President Barack Obama posed for a photo op.

On Saturday, Modi also had a pull aide meeting with UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, the MEA tweet said.