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PM Modi meets Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau in Davos

ANI | Updated: Jan 23, 2018 18:25 IST

Davos [Switzerland] January 23 (ANI): Following his speech at the World Economic Forum at Davos, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau here.

Yesterday, the Canadian Prime Minister announced that he will travel to India for a state visit from February 17 to 23.

This visit will build on these shared commitments as well as on recent meetings held between Prime Ministers Trudeau and Modi, and ministers from both countries.

This visit - which includes stops in Agra, Amritsar, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, and New Delhi - will provide an opportunity for Prime Minister Trudeau to connect with Indian leaders in government and business, promote the empowerment of women and girls, and strengthen Canada and India's close economic ties.

During the visit, the prime ministers will reaffirm the close friendship between the two countries, and discuss ways to further deepen bilateral cooperation.

Prime Minister Trudeau will also participate in several business roundtables to promote further trade and investment between Canada and India, as Canada works closely with Indian leaders to advance economic opportunities in both countries.

While in India, Prime Minister Trudeau will engage with youth, and visit several landmarks, including the Taj Mahal, Sri Harmandir Sahib (also known as the Golden Temple), the Jama Masjid, and Swaminarayan Akshardham. (ANI)