Wednesday, Oct.26, 2016
Breaking Down Walls
A busy week ahead for Trudeau in the Middle East advocating peace between Jordan and Israel
Gov't of Canada
All smiling faces of Jordanian and Israeli students in the Marahat program
t the request of the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada , and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will travel to the Middle East from October 29 to November 6, 2016. They will conduct State visits to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan from October 29 to November 1, and to the State of Israel from November 1 to 3.
They will also visit the West Bank on November
4 and 5. Their Excellencies will then return to Canada on November 6.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on a celebratory pit stop in Chilliwack after his election in 2012. Voice photo.
The focus of the visit will include areas
where Canada can deepen its historic ties in the sectors of innovation,
development and security as well as discuss support for pressing
humanitarian needs in the region and particularly in Jordan, which faces
remarkable pressure emanating from the Syrian refugee crisis.
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