External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today met the foreign minister of Canada, John Baird in the national capital. Swaraj is said to have conveyed her concerns on the alleged activities of pro-Khalistan elements in Canada.
SWARAJ TAKES UP KHALISTAN ISSUE WITH CANADIAN FOREIGN MINISTER
India and Canada held its second round of “Strategic Dialogue” during which issues like visa simplification for businessmen, defence and security ties were raised. The dialogue focussed on areas of cooperation in security, defence, counter-terrorism, space and nuclear energy.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who met the Minister yesterday, had pitched for closer engagement between India and Canada in areas of trade and investment, nuclear energy, healthcare, infrastructure development and people-to-people contacts.