PRIME Minister Justin Trudeau met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday on the margins of the G7 Summit.
The leaders welcomed the growing trade relationship between Canada and India, as well as the longstanding people-to-people ties between the two countries. The prime ministers also discussed cooperation on climate change and the environment, the development of renewable energy sources, the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and in the free, open, and inclusive Indo-Pacific region.
Trudeau welcomed the opportunity to engage with Modi and the leaders of other G7 partner countries. The two leaders exchanged views on pressing issues discussed at the G7, including the pandemic response, resilient democracies, and food security. They also discussed Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Trudeau and Modi discussed opportunities for enhanced cooperation between Canada and India, both bilaterally and at the G20.