On his recent visit to India, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau claimed that Canada is open to immigration and trade, while addressing a gathering at Ahmedabad’s Indian Institute of Management (IIM). Trudeau held that there is an enormous potential for bilateral trade between India and Canada.
Currently, the figure of trade between the two countries are 2 billion $ in services and 8 billion $ in goods, which can be increased up to a great probable limit, he said.
He further pointed, as quoted by Hindu Business line, ‘’The biggest challenge faced by human society is achieving something that both Canada and India have fairly done well. It the understanding that differences can become a source of power and not weakness, he said. With increasing plurality, ideology, ethnicity, religion, and language must be anchored in values that are shared and subscribed by societies.’’
The Prime Minister of Maple leaf country also seized this opportunity to openabout how he finds inspiration from Mahatma Gandhi on importance and respect for his idea of trusting others. ‘’Trusting in others truth and being firm in principles and core values is something very important. It is more important than it was more than half a century or one century ago’’, said Trudeau.
He later visited Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad.