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Trudeau visit deepens Indo-Canada relations: Mines Min Tomar

Press Trust of India  |  Toronto 

The recent visit of Canadian to has deepened and strengthened bilateral relations, for Mines has said.

"and Canadian in a joint statement have reaffirmed their commitment to the ongoing diversification and growth of the strategic partnership, based on shared values of democracy, diversity, pluralism and the rule of law," said here.

"The joint statement shows that both countries resolve to realise the full potential of bilateral trade and investment, expand and diversify bilateral economic and commercial relations, and enhancing people to people contacts," said.

He was addressing an event organised by the of India, at the (PDAC) 2018 Conference in yesterday.

More than 25,000 executives, investors, prospectors, government officials and analysts from 125 countries attended the six-day long global conference, according to PDAC President,

Describing as a land of opportunity, Tomar said the government has taken several steps, including for allotment of blocks lease for 50 years.

He also said that steps have been taken for stronger legal provisions for illegal mining, establishment of National Trust, and for welfare of local population affected by

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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 07:40 IST