Vol. 2 No. 5 "India is the cradle of the human race... " - Mark Twain
December 2007 "Canada is one of the oldest federations the planet still has up and running." - Roy MacGregor
Warm Discussion on a Broad Range of Issues
The Presidents and Prime Ministers of the 53 member countries of the Commonwealth joined in a summit in Kampala, Uganda, from 23-25 November 2007.
In an address to the leaders, the Queen said the organization is committed to "addressing the great preoccupations and concerns of our times."
"No single society has achieved perfection, and there is no single recipe for success," she said.
During his three-day visit, Dr Singh held a string of bilateral meetings with Commonwealth leaders.
With India being the largest member state of the Commonwealth nation, India's Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, took the opportunity to highlight the major socio-economic transformations that are currently underway in the country at the Kampala meeting.
the diverse nature of Canada-India relations, Prime Minister
Harper and Prime Minister Singh had a warm discussion on a broad
range of issues. Both leaders expressed pleasure at the
opportunity to meet and Prime Minister Harper extended an
invitation to the Indian Prime Minister to visit Canada, which the
latter said he would be delighted to accept given his personal
links to Canada, including a university scholarship in his name.