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Will see you in India very soon, Canada PM Trudeau tells Narendra Modi

Will see you in India very soon, Canada PM Trudeau tells Narendra Modi

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 24 Jan 2018, 03:51 pm

Davos, Jan 24 (IBNS): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday met his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

The two top leaders were engaged in a discussion for sometime.

After the meet, Trudeau tweeted: "Canada & India share special bonds of history, friendship and trade. Thank you PM @narendramodi for the meeting today – we’ll see you in India very soon."

Trudeau will visit India next month with a primary aim to develop and strengthen the trade relations between the two nations.

Trudeau will tour India between Feb 17 and 23.

The Canada PM will visit Agra, Amritsar, Ahmedabad, Mumbai and New Delhi during his stay in India.

Trudeau will engage with Indian leaders in talks related to government and business, empowerment of women and girls and economic ties between the two countries.

He will discuss the ways with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to create good, middle class jobs for people of both the nations.

Apart from bilateral talks, Trudeau is scheduled to visit prominent Indian places like Taj Mahal in Agra, Golden Temple in Amritsar and Swaminarayan Akshardham in Gujarat. 

Speaking about his upcoming India visit, 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.,” he added.

(Reporting by Suman Das)