Canadian universities get the nod to set up campuses in India

India has invited top Canadian universities to set up local campuses during discussions at the meeting of India-Canada Ministerial Dialogue on Trade and Investment (MDTI) in Ottawa that was co-chaired by trade ministers of both countries, reports the Financial Express.

“In line with the announcement made in the National Education Policy 2020 of India for facilitating foreign universities and educational institutions, India also invited top Canadian universities to set up their campuses in India,” a joint statement issued after the MDTI meeting said.

The meeting was co-chaired by India’s Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal and the Government of Canada’s Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development Mary Ng. At the trade forum meeting both sides also reviewed progress of negotiations on the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement and the Early Progress Trade Agreement, which will be a transitional step before the full-fledged economic partnership agreement.
Full report on the Financial Express site