Administrator Power’s Meeting with Harjit Sajjan, Minister of International Development of Canada

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For Immediate Release

Friday, December 17, 2021
Office of Press Relations

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Rebecca Chalif:‎

Today, Administrator Power met with Harjit Sajjan, Minister of International Development of Canada. They discussed accelerating global efforts to turn COVID-19 vaccines into shots in arms and coordinating actions to improve vaccine readiness and distribution bilaterally and through multilateral channels.

Administrator Power also expressed her concern for the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan and encouraged Canada’s continued collaboration in delivering assistance and developing common approaches to the many challenges faced. Additionally, Administrator Power proposed deeper trilateral collaboration among USAID, Global Affairs Canada, and the Mexican Agency of International Cooperation for Development (AMEXCID) to address the root causes of irregular migration in southern Mexico and Central America.

Last updated: May 18, 2022

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