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PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with family

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived in India on Saturday for an official trip filled with activities.

The prime minister’s wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, and his three children, Ella-Grace, Hadrien and Xavier, came along for the 20-hour journey to Asia.

Trudeau met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Indian President Ram Nath Kovind, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and other leaders in various industries, including film and business.

Several Liberal ministers, including Navdeep Bains, Bardish Chagger, Kirsty Duncan and Amarjeet Sohi all travelled with Trudeau to India. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan met with the prime minister in the country.

The prime minister’s father, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, visited India on multiple occasions when he was Canada’s leader during the 1970s and early ’80s.

With files from The Canadian Press

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joins his wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, and children, Xavier, 10, Ella-Grace, 9, and Hadrien, 3, arrive in New Delhi, India, on Feb. 17, 2018. Photo from The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family are in India for a seven-day visit that had a meeting between the Canadian leader and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the itinerary. Photo from The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife were greeted by Indian officials and media waiting on the ground. Several Liberal ministers met up with the Canadian leader for his Asian trip. Photo from Getty Images.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Hadrien Trudeau was spotted carrying a bouquet of flowers after the prime minister’s family embarked on a 20-hour journey that included a refuelling stop in Rome. Photo from The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, and children, Xavier, Ella-Grace, and Hadrien, arrive in Agra, India, on Feb. 18, 2018. Photo from The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, and children, Xavier, 10, Ella-Grace, 9, and Hadrien, 3 watch dancers as they arrive in Agra, India on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. Photo from The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walks with his family up to the Taj Mahal. He was expected to focus on civil nuclear co-operation, space, defence, energy and education during his visit to India. Photo from The Associated Press via The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s family huddles up for a photo on the infamous bench at India’s Taj Mahal. Photo from The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he was in India 35 years ago when his father, former prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau, was visiting the country as Canada’s leader. Photo from Getty Images.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau poses alone in front of the Taj Mahal, a popular tourist destination for visitors of India. Photo from The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau managed to share a few laughs while the family toured the grounds at the Taj Mahal, including this moment with his sons. Photo from The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tosses his youngest son, Hadrien, into the air in front of the Taj Mahal while members of his family and tour guides look on with smiles. Photo from The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Before embarking on his trip, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau remarked about Canada’s “deep connection” with India in a post publushed on Twitter. Photo from The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s daughter, Ella-Grace, balances herself beside a fountain in India as she visits famous tourist sites in the Asian country. Photo from The Associated Press via The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family are given a tour of an elephant sanctuary in Mathura, India. Photo from The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s daughter, Ella-Grace, feeds an elephant with her hands at a sanctuary in India. Photo from The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s oldest child, Xavier, gets his chance to feed the elephant as his younger sister and brother watch. Photo from The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds his youngest son while his family surrounds him in front of a podium in India. Trudeau is visiting the country to enhance business ties between the two nations. Photo from The Associated Press via The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Ella-Grace Trudeau smiles as she walks along an airport tarmac carrying flowers in Ahmedabad, India. Photo from The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s youngest son, Hadrien, leads the charge as the Canadian family visits Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple in Ahmedabad, India. Photo from The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

The prime minister’s wife and three young children are photographed inside Ahmedabad’s Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple. Photo from The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

The prime minister’s family sits on the steps and waves to the cameras outside a popular temple in India. Photo from The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau smiles at a man speaking to him as he signs the guest book while visiting Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple. Photo from The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his wife and three children bow their heads to pay their respects as they visit India’s Sabarmati Ashram (Gandhi Ashram). Photo from The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

The prime minister’s children observe a wooden device at Sabarmati Ashram (Gandhi Ashram) while their parents look on from behind. Photo from The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife hold up a piece of material in front of a portrait as children Ella-Grace, Hadrien and Xavier stand between them and a guide watches from the side. Photo from The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Hadrien Trudeau uses a yellow crayon to write in a guest book in Ahmadabad as the youngest child’s family watches with smiling faces. Photo from The Associated Press via The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, is greeted by an Indian woman as her family arrives in Mumbai, India, on Feb. 19, 2018. Photo from The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Sophie Grégoire Trudeau places her hands together to traditionally greet students welcoming her at Mumbai’s Sophia College. Photo from The Associated Press via The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

A student places a touch of vermillion on the forehead of Sophie Grégoire Trudeau as she arrives at a college in Mumbai, India, on Feb. 20, 2018. Photo from The Associated Press via The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Indian movie star Shah Rukh Khan poses for a photo with the Trudeau family in Mumbai, India, on Feb. 20, 2018. Photo from The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attends a women business leaders’ roundtable event in Mumbai. Photo from The Associated Press via The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sits down and chats with Infosys CEO Salil Parekh as Indian companies agree to invest more than $1 billion in Canada in the coming years. Photo from The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shakes the hand of India’s Shapoorji Pallonji Group chairman Cyrus Mistry during a meeting with top business leaders in the world’s second-most populous country. Photo from The Associated Press via The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gestures as he speaks alongside ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar at a business conference in Mumbai. Photo from The Associated Press via The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s daughter, Ella-Grace, chats with Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan in Mumbai as her brother, mother and father listen in on the conversation. Photo from The Associated Press via The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

The prime minister, his wife and two oldest children walk toward the Golden Temple as they are greeted by locals on Feb. 21, 2018. Photo from The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau embraces a Sikh man in India as he heads toward the Golden Temple in Amritsar. Photo from The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his wife and two of his three children place their hands together for a namaste pose in front of the Golden Temple. Photo from The Canadian Press.

PHOTOS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours India with his family

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his wife and two oldest children are joined by a large crowd inside Amritsar’s Golden Temple. Photo from The Canadian Press.

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