- Title: Canada defence minister to boost security ties during India trip
- Date: 18th April 2017
- Summary: VARIOUS OF SAJJAN STANDING ON PODIUM VARIOUS OF SAJJAN WALKING PAST SOLDIERS / MILITARY BAND PLAYING
- Embargoed: 2nd May 2017 10:23
- Keywords: diplomacy defence Harjit Singh Sajjan Canada Arun Jaitley New Delhi
- Location: NEW DELHI, INDIA
- City: NEW DELHI, INDIA
- Country: India
- Topics: Diplomacy/Foreign Policy,Government/Politics
- Reuters ID: LVA0026CXCQX3
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: THIS EDIT CONTAINS CONVERTED 4:3 MATERIAL
Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan met his Indian counterpart Arun Jaitley in New Delhi on Tuesday (April 18) as he began his six-day visit.
Canada's Indian-born minister is tasked with boosting defence and security ties.
The visiting minister also paid tribute to Indian soldiers killed during World War One, at the war memorial of India Gate in New Delhi, where he laid a wreath at 'Amar Jawan Jyoti' or flame of the immortal soldier.
Canada has over 1.2 million people of Indian origin, comprising more than 3 percent of Canada's population, official data showed.
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