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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held a meeting with Sir Elton on Friday ahead of the Ottawa stop on the musician’s farewell tour.

David Furnish was also there, to discuss the couple’s charity work through the Elton John AIDS Foundation.

“Can’t do a show in Ottawa without stopping in to meet with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Thank you for welcoming David and me so warmly,” the vocalist wrote on Instagram.

I’m looking forward to working together to create an AIDS-free future,” the Prime Minister wrote on Twitter. “Elton & David, thanks for your continued leadership on this & for the meeting today.”

And in an Instagram post, Furnish expressed his gratitude for what was a patriotic moment for the man:

“An extremely proud moment for me as a Canadian, getting to meet this amazing man. Thank you, Mr Prime Minister, for making us feel so welcome.”