AKIPRESS.COM - Reception on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Kyrgyzstan and Canada and the 150th anniversary of Canada was held at the Maple Leaf golf club in Bishkek on July 6.
Astana-based Ambassador of Canada to Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan Shawn Steil welcomed the guests and held a charity lottery to raise funds for the Academy of Hockey in Kyrgyzstan. The raised money will go for supporting hockey players among orphan children.
He also introduced a newly appointed political adviser of the Embassy of Canada Julie Cloutier to the guests and greeted the Honorary Consul of Canada in Kyrgyzstan Marat Tazabekov.
At the end of the evening, the guests were served a festive cake.