Indian External Affairs Minister Jaishankar in Canada

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.”

Jaishankar with François-Philippe Champagne Photos: Twitter

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.”

Jaishankar with Mary Ng

After meeting Ng, he tweeted: “A good discussion on expanding our trade and investment. Appreciate her enthusiasm for deeper business ties.”