12/16/2013 04:39 EST | Updated 02/15/2014 05:59 EST

Alison Redford Heading To India In 2014 To Attend Largest Oil And Gas Show

Alberta, Canada, Premier Alison Redford speaks to reporters as she arrives for meetings on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Alison Redford is heading to India in the new year.

The premier says she will lead a trade mission from Jan. 8 to 19, to go to Petrotech, the largest oil and gas trade show in the Asian nation.

Redford says she is going with representatives from Alberta service companies.

She will also use the tour to open Alberta's new trade office in New Delhi.

The tour will also include stops in Bangalore and possibly Mumbai.

Redford says they will also explore opportunities in new technologies.

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