Source: CONNECT: Canada In India | November 10, 2014
The Premier of the Canadian province of British Columbia, Christy Clark, led a trade mission to India, from October 9 to 18, joined by British Columbia’s Minister of Advanced Education Amrik Virk, and trade and education delegates.
In addition to meeting the Chief Minister of Punjab, Parkash Singh Badal, Premier Clark met with key government officials and business leaders in Chandigarh, New Delhi, and Mumbai to further strengthen trade and bilateral ties with India. Minister Virk also traveled to Bengaluru to raise awareness of the great potential for secondary and post-secondary education partnerships, joint research initiatives, and student exchange.
The trade mission focused on a number of key areas including education, natural gas, clean technology, life sciences, film, digital arts and finance.