Canadian Foreign Minister Melanie Jolie is on a visit to India for the G-20 meeting.

Canadian Foreign Minister Melanie Jolly is in New Delhi for a one-off bilateral visit, returning to the Indian capital less than a month later to attend the G20 Foreign Ministers’ meeting.

She will also attend the Raisina Dialogue co-hosted by the Observer Research Foundation or ORF and the Ministry of External Affairs. Jolie will be in India from Wednesday to Friday.

“As the world continues to face inflation, rising costs of living and supply chain disruptions from Russia’s illegal war against Ukraine, it is time for the G20 and Indo-Pacific partners to demonstrate our resolve to make a real, lasting difference. has never been more important to , Together we must face global challenges and build a better future for all. Canada welcomes India’s G20 Presidency and its leadership in hosting the Raisina Dialogue.

She will discuss India’s G20 agenda under the theme of ‘One Earth, One Family, One Future’ with a focus on accelerating progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by 2023.

As the release noted, the situation in Ukraine will be a key focus area, “to address the serious challenges facing millions of people around the world, which are compounded by Russia’s unjustified and illegal war against Ukraine.”

At the Raisina Dialogue, she will participate in a panel discussion on the future of the G20 in a changing world.

“Throughout her visit, Minister Jolie will also reinforce the importance of an open, free and secure Indo-Pacific as Canada continues to expand and invest in the region, create more opportunities, and pursue its Indo-Pacific strategy. builds more bridges under it,” it added.

In February, Jolie traveled to New Delhi for a two-day visit, marked by a bilateral meeting with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.

Jolie also announced that Maninder Sidhu, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, would “engage with business leaders and civil society partners to strengthen ties between Canada and India under Canada’s Indo-Pacific Strategy”. are in India.

“Canada and India have a rich history built on close people-to-people ties and a common interest in deepening our trade and investment ties. Through this strong bilateral relationship and under Canada’s Indo-Pacific strategy, we are opening up new opportunities for economic growth and prosperity.

The Raisina Dialogue will also be attended by Scott Moe, Premier of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, and Vice Admiral Angus Topshey, Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy.

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