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Modi meets Trudeau, discusses issues of mutual interest

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau are in Davos to attend the World Economic Forum.

india Updated: Jan 23, 2018 20:17 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau in Davos, Switzerland at the World Economic Forum.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau in Davos, Switzerland at the World Economic Forum.(AP Photo)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed on Tuesday issues of mutual interest with his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau.

The two leaders are here to attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting where Modi earlier in the day delivered the opening plenary address.

Tweeting about the meeting held on the sidelines of the WEF summit, a spokesperson of the ministry of external affairs said the two leaders discussed issues of mutual interest.

“A strategic partnership underpinned by shared values of democracy and pluralism!,” the spokesperson tweeted.

Modi also met Queen Maxima of the Netherlands.

The two leaders discussed steps to further strengthen the bilateral relationship, the MEA spokesperson said.

On Monday, Modi also held a bilateral with Swiss President Alain Berset and is likely to have further meetings here in Davos.