In photos: Canadian PM Justin Trudeau begins India visit with Wah Taj!
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau landed in New Delhi on Saturday evening for a week-long visit to India. On Sunday, he visited the Taj Mahal in Agra with his family. The Canadian PM will also visit Ahmedabad, Mumbai, and Amritsar. Trudeau will also hold wide-ranging talks with PM Narendra Modi on February 23. “Wheels up for India and a busy visit focused on creating good jobs and strengthening the deep connection between the people of our two countries,” Trudeau had tweeted on Friday before embarking on the trip.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau brought his charm to New Delhi on Saturday, the trip signals Trudeau’s intention to improve Canada’s relationship with India. His family comprises of wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, their daughter Ella Grace, and sons Hadrien and Xavier. They recieved warm welcome at the airport by their hosts and showed compassion for India.
Trudeau’s youngest, Hadrien stole the show, making off down the red carpet with the flowers handed to his father by an Indian official, leaving the rest of his family to manage the receiving line. Trudeau laughed at his child's innocence and made way for his family to the car.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pose in front of Taj Mahal with his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, their daughter Ella Grace and sons Hadrien and Xavier.
Canadian First Lady First lady Sophie Trudeau, a former television host who is now involved in various women’s issues and philanthropic works, has engagements of her own chalked out during their visits to Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Amritsar and Agra. According to officials, in Mumbai, Sophie will be meeting women college students at Sophia College and also visiting an NGO that works with women and girls. In Delhi, she will visit Nutrition International, a Canadian NGO that works on malnutrition problems in India and other Asian and African countries.
The Canadian first family will also be visiting the wildlife sanctuary in Mathura’s Churmura on Sunday. The sanctuary will remain shut for two hours during his visit.
Trudeau will be also visiting Gujarat -- a first for a Canadian PM. He is also expected to visit the Golden Temple in Amritsar and Delhi's Jama Masjid and a cricket ground.