Steve Harper has brought his own convoy of armoured cars to India. TorStar reports the RCMP "at least two" of the prime minister's vehicles, including an armoured limo, to ferry him about during his visit.
Neither the PMO nor the RCMP will comment on why the security India provides wasn't adequate for Steve. Maybe the Prince of Dankness figured if American Presidents can ferry along their own wheels, so should he.
Ah, it's only money.
Harper and wife Laureen started their day in Agra where they toured
the Taj Mahal and came away awestruck at the sight of the majestic
“It’s iconic. If you’re going to come
to India, you have to see this. This is the thing. Believe me it’s
worth seeing. I recommend it to anyone,” Harper told reporters after his
Monday morning visit.