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The Honourable Darren Henfield, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Receives Copie d’Usage from Her Excellency Emina Tudakovic, Canada High Commissioner-designate to The Bahamas

#Bahamas, April 1, 2021 – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to advise that, in a virtual meeting held today, 29th March, 2021, the Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Darren A. Henfield MP, received the Copie d’Usage of Canada High Commissioner-designate to The Bahamas, H. E. Emina Tudakovic.

During a brief meeting held after the Minister received the Copie d’Usage, both parties acknowledged the longstanding friendship and bilateral support between the two countries. The Minister thanked the Canadian Government for the humanitarian assistance provided to The Bahamas for relief following the devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian, as well as support to fight the pandemic.

Moreover, several matters of mutual interest were discussed, which included, climate change, renewable energy, continued cooperation and assistance as it relates to educational opportunities and continued collaboration in the international community in human rights, the advancement of women and other areas of shared concern.

Both sides agreed on the need to continue the deepening of relations, for which technical meetings will be held during the course of the year.
While the presentation of the Copie d’Usage will allow the Ambassador-designate to undertake activities at the functional level, she will present her Letter of Introduction formally to the Prime Minister at a later date.

Press Release: BIS

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