CANCUN, Mexico October 12, 2018 — Harjit Sajjan, Canada’s Minister Of National Defence, met, on Monday, with Jamaica’s Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Rocky Meade.
The bilateral meeting took place on the margins of the Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas (CDMA) in Cancun, Mexico.
Minister Sajjan and Maj. Gen Meade discussed shared defence priorities, including: training and capacity building; international peacekeeping efforts; women, peace and security; and the importance of gender integration in the armed forces.
They also discussed best practices for disaster preparedness and disaster response.
National Defence Minister, Sajjan, and Maj. Gen Meade agreed to continue to work, closely, to further strengthen the robust defence relationship between Canada and Jamaica.