The Minister of Defence, Harjit Sajjan, will travel to Oceania Monday for a five-day diplomatic visit during which he will meet his counterparts from Australia and New Zealand.
This mission aims to discuss issues relating to security and defense in addition to strengthening bilateral relations with the two countries, has advised the Ministry of Mr. Sajjan in a statement.
The three countries are signatories to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a free trade agreement comprising 12 countries, signed last February. This agreement brings together 800 million people and 40% of the global economy.
Canada and Australia also joined forces in a NATO mission in Afghanistan, where they mainly take humanitarian commitments and work for the restoration of democracy in that country.