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Article by Darshana Jamindar
Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau will visit India from February 17-23 for seven-days, on invitation by India Prime Minister Narendra Modi the external affairs ministry said in a statement.
Visit of Canada PM will strengthen bilateral strategic partnership in the key areas of counter-terrorism, energy and trade.
Canada PM would visit Amritsar in Punjab and Ahmedabad in Gujarat.
During Gujarat visit Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be accompanied with a Canadaian Business delegation. Canadian delegates would meet Indian Businessmen and Educational Institutions. There would be Business Meetings and Cultural programmes.
PM Justin Trudeau would also visit to the Taj Mahal, the Golden Temple, the Jama Masjid, and the Swaminarayan Akshardham in Gandhinagar Gujarat.
Presently, more than 1 lakh families from India have settled in India. Also, 2.50 lakh Indian students pursuing studies at graduate and post graduate levels in Canadian Colleges and Universities in various branches of Engineering, Business and Science. Knowing the fact of aspiration of Indian students to get further studies from Canada.
Canada has shown interest for business development ever since now when Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the then Chief Minister of Gujarat, said Canadian High Commission.
Canada has actively participated in Vibrant Gujarat Business Summit, Global Tourism event, Kite Festivals and many more events oriented with Gujarat.
More finer details about Canada Prime Minister’s Gujarat visit are awaited.