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Minister Sajjan to travel to Bangladesh, Philippines and Qatar

February 22, 2023 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada During his visit, Minister Sajjan will engage with various officials on shared priorities such as climate action, food security, green and inclusive growth, disaster response and readiness, and advancing gender equality. In Bangladesh and the Philippines, he will also visit Canada-funded projects and meet with development and humanitarian partners and beneficiaries. He will discuss potential areas of cooperation aligned with Canada’s recently announced Indo-Pacific Strategy and, in Bangladesh, Canada’s strategy to respond to the Rohingya and Myanmar crises. The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, today announced that he will travel to Bangladesh, the Philippines and Qatar from February 24 to March 5, 2023. In the Philippines, he will be accompanied by Rechie Valdez, Member of Parliament for Mississauga—Streetsville. While in Qatar, Minister Sajjan will take part in the Fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries, at which he will highlight Canada’s partnerships that aim to reduce poverty and advance sustainable development in least developed countries. 


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