Prime Minister Narendra Modi calls Harper a dear friend

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Toronto, April 17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called his Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper "a fine host, a wonderful human being and a very dear friend."

"A special thanks to @pmharper- a fine host, a wonderful human being and a very dear friend," tweeted PM Modi.

"I leave Canada with immense satisfaction. This visit will further enhance India-Canada ties. A big thanks to the people of Canada," said PM Modi.

Harper a dear friend: Modi

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday welcomed 16 commercial agreements and announcements by Canadian and Indian companies and organizations, which will help create jobs in both countries. The commercial agreements and announcements have a combined value of over $1.6 billion, according to media reports.

During the visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday visited the memorial for the victims of Air India Flight 182 that was bombed in 1985.

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PM Modi was accompanied by Stephen Harper and his wife, Laureen at the memorial.

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