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Justin Trudeau in India LIVE UPDATES: Canadian PM to meet Narendra Modi, hold bilateral talks

Justin Trudeau in India LIVE UPDATES: The Canadian Prime Minister and his family are in India on a week-long visit. On Friday, he will be holding bilateral talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. For all the latest updates, read our live blog.

Canada PM Justin Trudeau and family visited Jama Masjid in New Delhi on Thursday. (Express photo by Tashi Tobgyal)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will on Friday be holding bilateral talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. During the meeting, talks related to civil nuclear cooperation, space, defence, energy and education are expected to take place.

Yesterday, PM Modi tweeted that he was looking forward to the meeting with Trudeau and his family. Taking to Twitter, Modi said: I look forward to meeting PM @JustinTrudeau tomorrow and holding talks on further strengthening India-Canada relations in all spheres. I appreciate his deep commitment to ties between our two countries. READ MORE

During the week-long state visit, Trudeau and his family met top business leaders in Mumbai along with visits to key monuments, including the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad, Golden Temple in Amritsar and Jama Masjid in New Delhi.

The visit is aimed at further strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries in key areas of mutual interest trade and investment, a statement from External Affairs Ministry said. Cooperation in security and counter-terrorism, as well as the exchange of views on global and regional issues of mutual interest, will also form important components of the visit, it read.

“Wheels up for India and a busy visit focused on creating good jobs and strengthening the deep connection between the people of our two countries,” Trudeau had tweeted on February 16 before embarking on the trip. See photos

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