Chandigarh: In view of the impending visit of Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard to the state on November 7, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has cancelled his official trip to Bologna in Italy.
A spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office said on Friday that Badal was scheduled to lead a delegation of eminent farm equipment manufacturers and farmers from the state at the 'International Agricultural Machinery Exhibition-2012' there from November 7 to 11.

Assuming the significance of the maiden visit of Julia Gillard, the Chief Minister took the decision to immediately cancel his visit to Bologna.
The Australian Prime Minister was slated to visit Sri Harmandir Sahib at Amritsar to pay her obeisance there and the prestigious Virasat-e-Khalsa at Sri Anandpur Sahib, the spokesperson added.


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