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PHOTO ALBUM: PM Modi charms Canada

Last updated on: April 16, 2015 12:07 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Canada for the third and final leg of his three-nation, nine-day tour. Here are some of the top moments from his visit to Ottawa and Toronto.


People cheer and hold signs as they wait in line ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech in Toronto. Photograph: Mark Blinch/Reuters


This teenage boy's day was made when the prime minister agreed to autograph his orange kurta. Taking his example, Harper also did the same.


Modi's supporters, who had thronged the Toronto airport, clicked photos and shouted "Modi, Modi", before shaking hands with their favourite politician.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to the crowd as Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper looks on after a speech to the general public in Toronto. Photograph: Mark Blinch/Reuters


In a break from protocol, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper travelled from Ottawa to Toronto on the same aircraft. Also on board was Harper's wife Laureen.


Prime Minister Modi and his Canadian counterpart interact prior to the joint media conference.


Harper gave PM Modi the 900-year-old 'Parrot Lady', an ancient Indian sculpture found in Canada.


Officials from India and Canada shake hands after inking the Rs 1,584 crore five-year nuclear deal.


Modi signing the ‘Distinguished Visitors Book’ of the Senate and the House of Commons.


Modi holding one-on-one talks with his Canadian counterpart on a wide range of issues, including nuclear energy, trade and investment.


At the Ottawa airport with Harper and state troopers.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspecting a Guard of Honour in Ottawa


All Photographs Courtesy: Ministry of External Affairs/Flickr