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Canadian immigration minister visiting India

New Delhi: Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander is on a visit to India from July 5 to 10.

Alexander is scheduled to meet External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Home Minister Rajnath Singh besides entrepreneurs, students, and business leaders in information technology and entertainment industries during his stay in Delhi.

According to officials, he will highlight the many pathways to immigrate to Canada through diverse economic immigration programes, the launch of Canada’s Express Entry system in January 2015, and programmes that facilitate the arrival and integration of immigrants.

Alexander will also deliver a speech to members of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) before moving to Mumbai where he will speak at the Digital Media Zone (DMZ) at the Bombay Stock Exchange Institute.