New Delhi, India - February 23, 2018

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met today with His Excellence Ram Nath Kovind, the President of the Republic of India.  

The Prime Minister thanked the President for his gracious welcome to India and conveyed his respect for India's rich history, culture and diversity.

Prime Minister Trudeau recognized India's contributions to global peacekeeping, noting a desire to do more together to advance global commitments on women, peace and security. 

The Prime Minister and the President discussed deep people-to-people connections through a vibrant Indo-Canadian community in Canada. The President and Prime Minister exchanged views on ways to foster these positive relationships moving forward.