The Maharashtra government and Canada's Quebec province have signed a pact to increase the economic cooperation, specially in areas like information technology, biotechnology, artificial intelligence and welfare of the tribal community.
"We also discussed ways to increase our collaboration over knowledge-sharing on ports as today Maharashtra has the strength of majority of youngest population," Fadnavis said in a statement.
The chief minister also met Pierre Beaudoin, chairman of the Board Corporate office of Bombardier Inc, a multinational aerospace and transportation company and the world's leading manufacturer of aircraft and trains in Quebec.
Fadnavis said Bombardier Inc has assured support to the Maharashtra Metro and Monorail Transport Infrastructure, "that will change the shape and future of mobility."
He also met Michael Sabia, the president and CEO of CDPQ (Caisse de dpt et placement du Qubec), an institutional fund manager which manages funds over USD 298 billion.
It will help attract more Canadian pension funds investment in India, Fadnavis said.
Fadnavis also highlighted the Maharashtra Samruddhi corridor, logistic parks and some other projects in the state as the "perfect options for investment.
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