After receiving his Canadian counterpart Justin Tradeau at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi, Prime Minster Narendra Modi said the two countries have agreed to strengthen ties in the area of security, terrorism and extremism.
“There should be no space for those who misuse religion for political motives and promote separatism. We will not tolerate those who challenge unity and integrity of our countries,” said PM Modi .
After having nearly two-hour long bilateral meeting, both prime ministers addressed a joint media event.
“Modi and I welcome cooperation in several sectors,” Canadian PM Tradeau said.
India is the second largest source of students in Canadian universities. The two countries are similar in terms of democratic and cultural practices, he added.
An MoU on higher education has been renewed between India and Canada. This will benefit the students of both nations; and those travelling to and from India, said PM Modi.
Apart from this they both signed several key MoUs during their bilateral talks.