Prime Minister Trudeau and Indian Prime Minister Modi have discussions on phone

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Justin Trudeau share a laugh with Trudeau’s daughter Ella-Grace during Modi’s April 2015 visit to Canada.
Photo: Modi’s Facebook

PRIME Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday had a discussion with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the phone.

They “welcomed the valuable people-to-people ties which connect their countries, as well as the strong and growing commercial links in sectors such as agriculture, education and clean tech,” according to a statement by the Prime Minister’s Office.

It stated: “The prime ministers expressed solidarity in their continued efforts to combat climate change and in their ongoing commitment to the Paris Agreement. They also discussed the role that green technology and innovation can play in addressing climate change.

“The two leaders discussed continued cooperation on countering global terrorism, and indicated that they looked forward to seeing each other at the upcoming G20 Leaders Summit in Hamburg, Germany.”