Baird Meets Bangladeshi Counterpart

Baird Meets Bangladeshi Counterpart

July 2, 2013 - Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird meets with Dr. Dipu Moni, Foreign Minister of Bangladesh.

Baird reiterated Canada’s offer to work with Bangladesh to improve workplace health and safety, including cooperation on building code improvements.

Canada’s relations with Bangladesh, built upon shared values of democracy and pluralism, span development, trade and security matters. Bangladesh is now Canada’s second-largest source of merchandise imports from South Asia, after India.

The meeting was part of Baird’s trip to Asia to promote Canada’s interests and values in this fast-growing region.

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