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Punjab CM to receive Trudeau at Amritsar

Press Trust of India  |  Punjab CM to receive Trudeau at Amritsar Chandigarh 

Chief Minister will receive Canadian Justin when he visits and will also accompany him to the

is visiting from February 17-23.

"CM Capt will receive Canadian PM and will also go to the with him," officials said here.

The Canadian is visiting at the invitation of

will also visit Agra, Amritsar, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, besides In Amritsar, Trudeau will be visiting the Golden Temple, the holiest of Sikh shrines.

However, the date of his visit to has not been finalised yet, officials said.


Singh had last week said that he was looking forward to meeting the Canadian

Significantly, had earlier refused to meet during the latter's visit to last year. He had even accused Sajjan of being a "Khalistani sympathiser".

Meanwhile, a team comprising Canadian officials today visited the in

"A team comprising Canadian officials today paid a visit to the Golden Temple in the wake of the visit of Canadian PM to Amritsar," said the (SGPC)

The SGPC, an apex religious body of the Sikhs, has planned to honour the dignitary. "We will give him a warm welcome and honour him as per Sikh tenets," said

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 17:20 IST