Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi received a delegation led by Ms Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario and Mr H.Wade MacLauchlan, Premier of Prince Edward Island of Canada on February 3, 2016.
The Premiers of Ontario and the Prince Edward Island expressed deep appreciation and support for the initiatives launched by the Government of India, including in the fields of manufacturing, skill, infrastructure development, renewable energy, urban renewal, waste management, education, agriculture. They conveyed that over the past year, the Canadian businesses and investors, including various Canadian Pension Funds, have shown enhanced interest and confidence in India. This was evident from a strong participation from Canada in the India investment Summit being held on 4-5 February 2016 in New Delhi.
Prime Minister mentioned that India attached high priority to its relations with Canada. His own visit to Canada in April 2015, which was the first bilateral visit of the Prime Minister from India after a gap of nearly 42 years, and subsequent developments in bilateral relations have highlighted the synergy and complementarities between the two countries in various fields. Prime Minister conveyed his warm greetings to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and expressed confidence that his visit to India later this year would provide an opportunity to further deepen the strategic partnership between the two countries.