Papua New Guinea - November 18, 2018

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with the Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison, on the margins of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders’ Meeting in Port Moresby.

The two leaders discussed the ratification of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership. Canada and Australia are among the first six countries to ratify the agreement, which will provide a vital platform to deepen trade and investment ties, bringing economic benefits and good jobs to both countries.

The Prime Ministers reaffirmed the importance of continued collaboration between our countries given our deep historic ties, shared values, and the similarities between our systems of government.