Prime Minister Trudeau to travel to India in February
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau chats with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during their bilateral meeting at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, on Friday, July 7, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)
The Canadian Press
Published Monday, January 22, 2018 8:07AM EST
Last Updated Monday, January 22, 2018 11:49AM EST
OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will travel to India for a state visit next month.
Trudeau has made deepening economic ties with India a priority and recently completed his second visit to China as part of diversifying the government's trade agenda.
The Prime Minister's Office says the visit will build on recent meetings between Trudeau and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
He's scheduled to visit Agra, Amritsar, Mumbai and New Delhi on the trip from Feb. 17 to 23.
He'll also stop at the Punjab region's famed Golden Temple while in Amritsar.
Hindus and Muslims make up the majority of India's pluralistic society, with Sikhs just a small fraction.