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State visit of Prime Minister of Canada to India (February 17 - 23, 2018)

January 22, 2018

  • Prime Minister of Canada The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau will be on a State visit to India from February 17-23, 2018, at the invitation of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.
  • 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. Cooperation in security and counter-terrorism as well as exchange of views on global and regional issues of mutual interest will also form important components of the visit.
  • India and Canada share a strategic partnership underpinned by the values of democracy, pluralism, equality for all and rule of law. Strong people-to-people contacts and the presence of a large Indian Diaspora in Canada provide a strong foundation for the relationship.
  • Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had paid a bilateral visit to Canada in April 2015. The last visit of a Canadian Prime Minister to India was in November 2012.
New Delhi
January 22, 2018
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