23 Feb 2018

Modi welcomes Trudeau at Rashtrapathi Bhavan

This meeting comes amid controversy over a Khalistan separatist being a part of the Canadian official delegation’s events.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday welcomed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family at the Rashtrapathi Bhavan.

This meeting comes amid controversy over a Khalistan separatist being a part of the Canadian official delegation’s events in Mumbai.

Earlier on Thursday, Mr. Modi tweeted, "I look forward to meeting PM @JustinTrudeau and holding talks on further strengthening India-Canada relations in all spheres. I appreciate his deep commitment to ties between our two countries."

Prime Minister Modi spoke about Mr. Trudeau for the first time after almost five days since the Canadian PM arrived in India.
Mr. Modi tweeted, "I hope PM @JustinTrudeau and his family had a very enjoyable stay so far. I particularly look forward to meeting his children Xavier, Ella-Grace, and Hadrien. Here is a picture from my 2015 Canada visit, when I'd met PM Trudeau and Ella-Grace."

Mr. Trudeau replied, "She remembers it well, @narendramodi! It's been great to visit so far - we'll see you today."
Source-The Hindu

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