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MP Rob Oliphant hosts reception on Parliament Hill to mark Pakistan Day and Lahore Resolution

Posted on 28 March 2018 by admin

Ottawa – On Wednesday, March 21, Rob Oliphant, MP for Don Valley West, hosted a reception on Parliament Hill for members of the Canadian-Pakistani community to mark Pakistan Day and the 78 years since the Lahore Resolution. As Co-Chair of the Canada-Pakistan Parliamentary Friendship Group, Mr. Oliphant welcomed Pakistani High Commissioner H.E. Tariq Azim Khan, as well as Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Amarjeet Sohi and 15 other MPs from the Liberal, Conservative and Green parties, to the celebration, which highlighted the important relationship Canada and Pakistan have shared over the past seven decades. “Canada and Pakistan continue to co-operate on a variety of common issues, from governance and democracy, to regional security, to the fight against climate change,” said Mr. Oliphant. “Celebrating those achievements with members of the Canadian-Pakistani community at events such as our Pakistan Day reception help emphasize these deep, long lasting bonds between our two countries.”

 

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