May 7, 2022 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada
Today, the Honourable Melanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced that Maninder Sidhu, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, will travel to Costa Rica to represent Canada at the inauguration of president-elect Rodrigo Chaves on May 8, 2022.
Costa Rica is a strong ally of Canada on human rights, democracy, climate action, gender equality and trade. Parliamentary Secretary Sidhu looks forward to his meeting with president-elect Chaves, during which he intends to discuss Canada's interest in collaborating with the Government of Costa Rica on shared priorities.
In addition, Parliamentary Secretary Sidhu will attend high-level meetings with partners on migration, democracy and inclusive economic growth. He will also engage in important discussions with representatives of UN agencies and civil society leaders on issues such as democracy, migration and regional stability.