January 16, 2014 09:00 ET
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 16, 2014) - Natural Resources Canada
Canada's Natural Resources Minister, the Honourable Joe Oliver, today concluded his official visit to India, where he promoted Canada's position as a safe, secure and reliable supplier of energy to the world. Minister Oliver travelled to New Delhi, Mumbai and Ahmedabad from January 11 until January 16, 2014.
Minister Oliver's successful visit to India supports the government's priority of strengthening international relationships to increase and diversify Canada's natural resource markets. Minister Oliver highlighted the government's efforts to promote energy opportunities in the expanding economies of Asia. His activities included:
"Our government is committed to meeting the strategic imperative of diversifying our energy markets and strengthening our position as a globally competitive exporter. With much of the spadework behind us, India and Canada are ready to enter a new era of cooperation and commerce that will help create jobs and opportunities across our country."
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