Mumbai: After visiting Taj Mahal and PM Narendra Modi's home state Gujarat, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has reached Mumbai. In the financial capital of the country, Mr Trudeau will participate in business round-tables to promote trade, investment and job creation. He will also meet representatives of Indian film industry to explore opportunities in the field of cinema.
The Canadian Prime Minster and his family arrived in Delhi on Saturday and was received by Minister of State for Agriculture Gajendra Singh and Indian Ambassador to Canada Vikas Swarup. Mr Trudeau will hold bilateral meeting with PM Modi in the capital on Friday, February 23, during which the two leaders are expected to focus on trade, defence, civil nuclear cooperation, space, tackling climate change energy and education.
Justin Trudeau will also travel to the Golden Temple in Amritsar amid India's concerns over Sikh radicalism in Canada. Justin Trudeau is accompanied by his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and children Hadrien, Ella-Grace Margaret and Xavier James Trudeau.
Here are the Highlights of Justin Trudeau's Mumbai visit:
Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and Punjab Local Government and Cultural Affairs and Tourism Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu will receive Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the Sri Guru Ramdas Jee International Airport in Amritsar tomorrow.
The wife of visiting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today called for an end to gender disparity. All sections of the society should "stand up together" to eliminate gender disparity from the world, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau said at Sophia College for Women in South Mumbai.
Hoardings in Amritsar ahead of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's visit. The visit holds political and social significance in Canada as that country has a substantial Indian diaspora, a majority of them from Punjab.
Meanwhile, tight security is in place in and around this holy city for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's visit to the Golden Temple complex tomorrow.
India's High Commissioner to Canada Vikas Swarup tweets about Justin Trudeau's discussion at the India-Canada business forum in Mumbai today.
Promoting business, investment and cultural ties between Maharashtra and Canada. Hon'ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra @Dev_Fadnavis meets Prime Minister @JustinTrudeau in Mumbai pic.twitter.com/jFPXG9cLfC- Vikas Swarup (@VikasSwarup) February 20, 2018
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in his conversation with ICICI Bank Chief Chanda Kochhar at the Canada-India Business Forum in Mumbai says that the future is being created here in India.
Justin Trudeau will hold meetings with top business leaders and also meet representatives of Indian Film industry to explore various opportunities in the field of cinema.