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Transcript 7346

VISIT TO AUSTRALIA OF CANADAS DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER

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Hawke, Robert

Period of Service: 11/03/1983 to 20/12/1991

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Release Date: 30/06/1988

Release Type: Media Release

Transcript ID: 7346

PRIME MINISTER
FOR MEDIA 30 JUNE 1988
VISIT TO AUSTRALIA OF CANADA'S DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER
The Canadian Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon Don Mazankowski,
will visit Australia from 30 June to 7 July. He will
represent the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable
Brian Mulroney, as Canada's official bicentennial visitor.
I will be meeting with Mr Mazankowski to discuss the Toronto
Summit, multilateral trade negotiations and the prospect for
reform in international agricultural trade. Australia and
Canada are leading members of the Cairns Group which was
formed to address agricultural issues which are of
fundamental importance to both countries and to the future
of the world economy. Mr Mazankowski will also be meeting
with the Deputy Prime minister, Mr Bowen and other
Ministers. In Brisbane Mr Mazankowski will be guest of honour on Canada
Day ( July 1) at World Expo 88. Mr Mazankowski will also
visit Melbourne and Sydney.

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