Just a number of weeks earlier than the tip of his tenure, outgoing German
ambassador to India Walter J Lindner has lauded India and mentioned that
the nation has quite a lot of colors and density of
Sharing his expertise of dwelling in India, the German envoy on
Wednesday mentioned that New Delhi has taught him to stay to the
“India has an unimaginable depth of colors, and of selection.
But there’s no nation on this planet which has such a spread and
such a density of impressions,” Lindner instructed ANI.
The outgoing envoy additionally believes that his type of diplomacy was
away from protocols and centered on assembly actual folks.
“My notion of diplomacy is completely different, it’s away from
protocols. I’m in a rustic to know that nation, for it I have to
discuss to rickshawala, kulfiwala. This provides me a broader perspective
of a rustic. We as diplomats even have to alter,” he added.
Elaborating on his 3.5-year tenure as ambassador, he mentioned: “I
have seen a lot of the states within the nation and from north to
south, from Lakshadweep to Calcutta, and from Bhubaneshwar to Leh.
I’ve additionally been to temples and buildings of spiritual venues. I’ve
eaten meals within the completely different states. I’m very energetic on Twitter and
on social media. I let folks take part in travels.”
The envoy mentioned he was first drawn to India through the international
“Concert for Bangladesh” organised by Pandit Ravi Shankar and the
Beatles in August 1971.
When requested about the way forward for his favorite ambassador automotive
referred to as Amby, Lindner shares that Amby will resolve its personal future.
“I’ll hearken to what she has to say. If she needs to retire in
peace in a storage, it’s cool. If she likes a potential new
companion, I’ll be okay with that, too.”
Moreover, Lindner additionally applauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s
management abilities in operating such a giant nation and said that
former German Chancellor Angela Merkel all the time was inquisitive about how
he managed to guide such a big nation.