Minister of International Cooperation Visits Mongolia
Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, has completed a fact-finding trip to Mongolia aimed at building greater cooperation between Canada and Mongolia. During her visit, she met with senior government officials, including Prime Minister Sukhbaatar Batbold. Minister Oda examined ways to strengthen governance leading to a more open, accountable and transparent public service. A larger technical and skilled workforce was also identified as necessary in helping Mongolian people secure long-term employment. The Government of Canada will continue to support development initiatives in Mongolia through its support to multilateral and global organizations, including the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.