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Sajjan meets Haryana CM; Canada keen on investment

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

has evinced keen interest in investing in in civil aviation, skill development, education, defence, and smart city projects, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Friday.

Khattar was speaking to the media after visiting Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan called on him here and evinced keen interest in investing in the northern state.

He said that follow-up meetings would be held to facilitate investment by Canadian companies in Haryana, which would help in creating job opportunities for the state's youths.

The Chief Minister said discussion was also held on the two memorandums of understanding (MoUs) signed during his visit to in 2015.

It was decided to set up a Working Group to ensure the implementation of the MoUs on horticulture to be executed jointly by and

The Chief Minister apprised Sajjan of the progress made by in various fields.

Sajjan, earlier in the day, inaugurated the new office of the Consulate General of here.

A day earlier, Sajjan paid obeisance at the Harmandar Sahib in Amritsar and visited other places in Punjab.

--IANS

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