Canadian Minister to visit India and highlight diverse immigration programs

July 05, 2014

Minister Alexander visits India, highlight various immigration routes

The Minister of Citizenship and Immigration of Canada, Chris Alexander, will visit India from 5 July 2014 to 10 July 2014 to promote strong economic ties between Canada and India. He will also emphasize on various immigration routes through which individuals can immigrate to Canada. 

During his visit, Minister Alexander will associate with students, senior government officials, business executives and business leaders concerned with various IT and entertainment sectors. He will accentuate multiple routes through which one can immigrate to Canada via various economic immigration programs. For instance, the Express Entry program which is going to be launched in January 2015 and the Canadian Immigrant Integration Program are some of the few programs that encourage immigrants. 

During his visit to New Delhi, Alexander will convey a speech to affiliates of Confederation of Indian Industry Young Indians highlighting the importance of powerful immigration system in successful development of Canadian economy and he also focus on new Start-Up Visa for business people. 

He said that over the years the country has welcomed more number of immigrants from India who have contributed in making Canada a successful and wealthy economy. The Canadian government is planning to renovate the immigration system into more convenient, unbiased and fast with more options available for permanent residency for skilled and innovative people that Canada needs, he added. 

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