Very much enjoyed my time at the High Commission for Pakistan's reception for #PakistanDay last night in Ottawa. Was happy to see many members of the Pakistani-Canadian community, as well as Ambassador for Kuwait, Ahdulhamid A M A Alfailakawi and Ambassador for the UAE, Mohammed Saif Helal Al Shehhi.
This morning, the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights released our report on Syrian refugee resettlement in Canada. To read the report and find other information about the study, please visit the following link:
Yesterday, I along with other members of the Canadian delegation to the Inter-Parliamentary Union's general assembly, met with Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, to show our solidarity in condemning the attack in Quetta. Thank you Syed Atif Raza for sharing these photos.
A great article from today's Buenos Aires Herald about our visit to Argentina. The Standing Senate Committee for Foreign Affairs and International Trade is visiting this week as part of our study on political and economic developments in the country.
This Spring the Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights looked at how the resettlement of Syrian refugees in Canada is progressing. Canada and her people have welcomed them- but our government needs to do more to make sure they are able to thrive in our country. [ Cbc.ca Link ]
This morning, members of the Senate's Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade had the opporunity to meet and speak with the Minister of Treasury and Public Finances for Argentina, Alfonso Prat-Gay.
Meeting with the Canada-Argentina Chamber of Commerce in Buenos Aires with the Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade. We are here continuing our study on recent political and economic developments in the country.