11:38 | 12/04/2016 Global Economy
Canadian Foreign Minister Stephane Dion met with his Myanmar counterpart Aung San Suu Kyi in the Myanmar capital of Nay Pyi Taw on April 7, reported Chinese news agency Xinhua.
Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion (Source: AP)
During the meeting, the two foreign ministers discussed ways in which Canada can work with Myanmar’s new government on the Southeast Asian country’s road to national reconciliation, internal peace and improved people’s living standards.
Dion is also scheduled to meet with newly-elected Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw during his three-day visit.
Canada opened its first embassy in Yangon in August 2014. The two countries have been cooperating in multiple areas, including trade, development and security since 2010.
Last year, two-way trade between the two nations hit more than 51 million USD./.