OTTAWA, ON, Dec. 17, 2022 /CNW/ -The Honourable Omar Alghabra, Minister of Transport, is participating in a one-week tour to Qatar, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Egypt.
Minister Alghabra will characterize the Authorities of Canada at a closing occasion to mark the handover of internet hosting duties for the 2026 FIFA World Cup in North America. He will likely be joined by representatives from america and Mexico. Throughout his go to, the Minister can even meet his counterpart from Qatar and take the chance to speak about human rights, together with these of the 2SLGBTQI+ neighborhood.
Minister Alghabra can even take part in a sequence of bilateral conferences with different authorities counterparts and business representatives. Along with strengthening ties and fascinating companions in Canadian priorities, these conferences will enable to determine alternatives for collaboration, constructing on shared environmental pursuits corresponding to sustainable aviation fuels and Egypt’s COP27 Presidency.
Over the course of the week, Minister Alghabra will go to key transportation infrastructure throughout the area. As Canada appears to strengthen its provide chains by making them extra fluid and resilient, this will likely be a chance to be taught greatest practices from worldwide companions.
“I do know Canada may be very a lot wanting ahead to co-hosting the 2026 FIFA World Cup. I’m blissful to characterize our nation on the handover occasion together with representatives from america and Mexico. I can even take the chance to fulfill my counterpart from Qatar and focus on human rights, that are a precedence for Canada. Throughout my journey, I’ll have conferences to advance Canada’s pursuits within the area and construct partnerships that may assist obtain our world local weather targets within the transportation sector.”
The Honourable Omar Alghabra
Minister of Transport
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