Bollywood star Akshay Kumar was the honorary guest at the prestigious G-20 Summit between India and Canada and hosted the proceedings on the 27th June 2010. The Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper met his Indian counterpart Dr. Manmohan Singh on the sidelines of the G20 summit and discussed the scope for the two countries to indulge in bilateral business, Indo-Canadian relations and other economic and political issues.
Says PM Harper “Canada and India are developing the tremendous potential and our relationship is rapidly expanding with commercial, cultural and educational ties, we look forward to working with prime minister Singh to further capitalize on our shared strengths." Akshay Kumar was officially invited by Stephen Harper to the Presidential House in Canada where the Summit is to be held.
Reveals a source “PM Harper sent Akshay Kumar, an official invitation to be the guest of honor for the G-20 Summit. Akshay hosted the proceedings on the 27th June. Akshay Kumar created quite a stir at Vancouver as the Indian Ambassador for the Winter Olympics 2010. In fact we got to see history made as the Olympic Torch was presented to Akshay Kumar in his country of residence by the Canadian PM, Stephen Harper.