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‘Canada keen to partner with Haryana in education, IT, solar energy’

punjab Updated: Jan 07, 2016 19:02 IST
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ML Khattar, while interacting with the delegation, described his visit to Canada a great experience as there was lot of similarities in both the countries.(HT Photo)

In furtherance of a high-level meeting held during the visit of a Haryana government’s delegation led by chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar in Canada in August last, a delegation of Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce (ICCC) led by leader of Opposition in Ontario Patrick Brown called on Khattar here on Thursday.

Stating that the Canadian delegation expressed keen interest in partnering with the state government in areas of education, information technology, solar energy, green technology, agriculture and sports, an official release said Khattar, while interacting with the delegation, described his visit to Canada a great experience as there was lot of similarities in both the countries.

He informed the delegation that his government had decided to organise Happening Haryana Global Investors Summit on March 7 and 8, 2016, in Gurgaon, where entrepreneurs from across the globe would participate.

Brown said Canadian entrepreneurs were keen to invest in Haryana as the state offered fertile ground for all kinds of investment and it offered a conducive environment for industry to flourish.

Describing Khattar as a visionary chief minister, Brown said that currently Haryana offered promising opportunities.

Later, while talking to mediapersons, Khattar said Canadian investors had shown keen interest during meetings held in collaboration with ICCC at Canada in August last while this meeting was organised to follow up the discussion concerning investment held with the entrepreneurs.

He said renowned wrestlers, Tiger Jeet Singh and Junior Tiger Ali Jeet Singh, who were also the part of delegation, called on him to discuss various possibilities of further promotion of wrestling in the state.

The Haryana government would also further promote wrestling with their assistance in the state.