INDIA’S External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar was in Canada on Thursday and Friday. He met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne and Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade.
Jaishankar tweeted: “Thank PM @JustinTrudeau for a cordial meeting. We agreed to raise the quality of our relationship and chart a path for the next 5 years. Will also work closely in the global arena.”
Regarding his meeting with Champagne, he tweeted: “Did a comprehensive review of our bilateral ties and discussed opportunities for more productive collaborations in different sectors. Exchanged views on a number of global and regional issues. Recognised the significance of people-to-people links to our larger relationship. Underlined the importance of respecting our national integrity and unity. Discussed the challenge of terrorism, including cross-border terrorism. Provided an accurate understanding of Jammu & Kashmir developments.”
After meeting Ng, he tweeted: “A good discussion on expanding our trade and investment. Appreciate her enthusiasm for deeper business ties.”