Germany - India/Germany Social Security Agreement Updates

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On October 20th, 2011, Germany's Social Minister Ursula von der Leyen and the Indian Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs, Vayalar Ravi, signed the Indo-German Social Security Agreement in Berlin. The Agreement guarantees and coordinates the social protection of German and Indian nationals with regard to the respective pension insurance systems, in particular in cases where these nationals reside in the other contracting state. It integrates the provisions of the Posting Agreement that has been in force since 2009 and already includes important rules for Indian and German enterprises and their employees who are temporarily posted to the other contracting state.