Punjab seeks coordination with Canada to solve NRI disputes

The Punjab Revenue and NRI Affairs Minster Bikramjit Singh Majithia on Friday sought better coordination with Canada to redress grievances and disputes pertaining to non resident Indians.

Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published:May 12, 2012 12:14 am

The Punjab Revenue and NRI Affairs Minster Bikramjit Singh Majithia on Friday sought better coordination with Canada to redress grievances and disputes pertaining to non resident Indians.

Majithia who met Consul General of Canada Scot Slessor at his residence after the latter called on him,said that constant and better coordination between Punjab and Canadian governments would create new job avenues for Punjabi youths besides strengthening ties between the two countries in agriculture,business,industrial and skill management and skill training sectors. He also emphasised on the need to initiate joint ventures between young entrepreneurs of both countries.

The revenue minister also informed Slessor that in view of exchanging agriculture techniques,Punjab and the Alberta state of Canada would soon sign a memorandum of understanding. Majithia said that Punjab can play a major role to establish stronger bilateral relations between the two countries. He said that Punjab can provide skilled workers to Canada.

Recalling contribution of Punjabis in Canada’s development,Slessor invited a delegation of Punjab government officials from departments of agriculture,education and industry to identify job opportunities for youth according to Canada’s requirement.

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