PM Stephen Harper, Senator Tobias Enverga and a Fil-Can Delegation Travel to Asia

A delegation of Canadian Ministers and Officials, Filipino-Canadian community representatives including Senator Tobias Enverga were invited to embark on an Asian tour that included a trips to India, Philippines and Hong Kong.

October 31st, 2012

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that he will travel to the Philippines and Hong Kong from November 10-11, 2012. The visits will take place immediately following the Prime Minister’s six-day visit in India from November 3-9. He will be accompanied by Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, Joe Oliver, Minister of Natural Resources, and Senator Tobias Enverga.

“Canada’s relations with the Philippines continue to grow and diversify, aided by an increasingly important Canada-Filipino community,” said Prime Minister Harper. “On this trip, I look forward to exploring ways of further strengthening ties between both countries.”

While in Manila on November 10, the Prime Minister will meet with Benigno Simeon Aquino III, President of the Philippines, to discuss bilateral trade and investment, security cooperation and regional issues. He will also partake in local cultural and community events.

On November 11, the Prime Min