January 11, 2016

Fedeli-IndiaQUEEN’S PARK – Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli is optimistic about local opportunities for partnerships with India after a meeting Friday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Fedeli met the Prime Minister along with Opposition Leader Patrick Brown and other members of the Official Opposition.

During the meeting, Fedeli spoke of the new program for Indian students studying aviation at Canadore College.

Fedeli also talked about the importance of the Indian Air Force’s tour of North Bay that took place during his tenure as Mayor, and asked the Prime Minister to consider another Indian training mission be organized.

Prime Minister Modi, meanwhile, spoke about the many opportunities for Ontario teacher graduates in India, including those from Nipissing University‎.

Brown also spoke of the lessons Ontario can learn from India and Prime Minister Modi with respect to successful economic development – namely cutting red tape, building infrastructure, and making hydro affordable.

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