We, the Heads of State/Government of the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Canada, gathered in Manila on 14 November 2017 for the Commemorative Summit to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of ASEAN-Canada Dialogue Relations which coincides with the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN and Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation.

We reaffirmed the important role played by ASEAN and Canada in building up the political-security, economic, socio-cultural, and people-to-people agenda of the Asia-Pacific region and agreed to continue strengthening our enhanced partnership for mutual benefit and in support of global peace, security, prosperity and sustainable development.

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