How to leverage a growing relationship with Mongolia

The foreign minister’s parliamentary secretary heads there this week. Canada should set up an active bilateral aid program and find ways to encourage people-to-people exchange with the Asian country.

Embassy Photo: Sam Garcia
Dash Lkhundev, wife of the Mongolian ambassador; Foreign Minister John Baird; and Mongolian Ambassador Zalaa-Uul Tundevdorj at a Mongolian reception in Ottawa in 2010. Mr. Baird's parliamentary secretary, Deepak Obhrai is headed to Mongolia this week.
Julian Dierkes
Published: Thursday, 04/25/2013 6:27 pm EDT
Last Updated: Sunday, 04/28/2013 10:12 pm EDT

Parliamentary Secretary to the Foreign Minister Deepak Obhrai is heading to Ulaanbaatar to attend the ministerial conference of the Community of Democracies in the year that Canada and Mongolia are celebrating 40 years of diplomatic relations.

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