Sajjan to talk defence, trade and innovation with Indian officials this week

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan visits India

OTTAWA — Military matters, trade, culture and innovation are among the issues Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan will be talking about during a trip to India.

Sajjan arrives in India today and this week he’ll be meeting with India’s finance, defence and corporate affairs ministers.

Sajjan’s office says it’s hoped the trip will help strengthen defence and security relations between the two countries.

Trade and innovation issues will also be on the agenda.

It’s Sajjan’s first trip to India since he was appointed to cabinet last year.

The Canadian Press