Justin Trudeau to visit India in February

KARISHMA SRIVASTAVA 23/01/2018 12:06:13

Trudeau India visit- Newstimes news

New Delhi, Jan 23: To strengthen bilateral partnerships with India, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will visit in the country from February 17-23.
Trudeau will visit on the invitation of his Indian counterpart, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement.

   Trudeau's visit include 5 cities

Trudeau’s weeklong visit that will span five cities- Agra, Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Mumbai and New Delhi, includes plenty of work and exploration.
In a statement released by ministry quoted the main issues which will be discussed during Trudeau’s visit will comprise of cooperation in security and counter-terrorism, as well as exchange of views on global and regional issues of mutual interest.
“The visit is aimed at further strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries in key areas of mutual interest, including trade and investment, energy, science and innovation, higher education, infrastructure development, skill development and space,” the statement said.

   Canada-India share special bond-Trudeau

In a statement released by the Canadian Prime Minister’s Office, Trudeau said, “Canada and India share a special bond and are linked by tremendous people-to-people connections. The more than one million Canadians of Indian origin make the relationship between our two countries a truly special one. I look forward to meeting with Prime Minister Modi and further strengthening the Canada-India friendship.”
Trudeau also tweeted details of the visit, “Next month, I’ll travel to India to meet with leaders in government & business to strengthen the close friendship between our two countries.”

Modi had made a bilateral visit to Canada in April 2015. The last visit of a Canadian Prime Minister to India was in November 2012 when Stephen Harper had made a trip to the country.


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