News Brief | November 2014
Oil & gas: India, Canada join hands
A Canadian delegation led by Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, Canada, and Christy Clark, Premier, British Columbia has called on the Minister of State ( Independent charge) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan. Both the sides discussed bilateral cooperation in the field of oil & gas. Pradhan emphasised the government's focus on a gas-based economy and said the government is going to come out with a series of reforms soon for attracting good investment. Fast said that India is growing at a fast rate under the present government and the two countries will work as trusted partners and Canada welcomes the government's 'Make in India' initiative. Clark, Premier, British Columbia, highlighted the investment opportunities in British Columbia, especially in the field of natural gas.