PICC, Pasay City
August 6, 2017

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland meets with her counterparts from 10 ASEAN member states for the annual ASEAN-Canada Post Ministerial Conference at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) on August 6, 2017.

In the meeting, the foreign ministers review the progress and future direction of ASEAN community-building efforts and exchange views on regional and international issues.

Canada has been an active dialogue partner of ASEAN since its first meeting in February 1977 that was later formalized in 1981 with the signing of the ASEAN-Canada Economic Cooperation Agreement (ACECA), which came into force on June 1, 1982.

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