Consul General of India Mr. Dinesh Bhatia paid the first visit to the capital of city of Fredericton in New Brunswick from 7-9 November 2016. The focus of the visit was to intensify political and economic relations between the province of New Brunswick and India. The discussions identified agriculture, agro-processing, energy, education and tourism among the potential areas. India is among the largest trading partners of New Brunswick.
The Consul General also visited the University of New Brunswick. The University has expressed keenness to admit more International Indian students. The Consul General also met with the Indian community.