Canada Visit Program Finalized [Archives:1998/32/Front Page]

August 10 1998

President Ali Abdullah Saleh’s program of visit to Canada has just been finalized. The 24-28 August official visit includes many meetings in Ottawa with federal officials, including Prime Minister Jean Chretien, Governor-General Romeo LeBlanc, and many parliamentarians.
In Alberta, the President will see Prime Minister Ralph Klein, and other officials. Canadian Occidental Petroleum, which is playing a pivotal role in the arrangements, will give the President a tour of its premises, notably the Yemen Floor.
The president will meet with Canadian business leaders, mostly in the oil and mining sectors.
He will fly out of Canada from Vancouver.
President Saleh is the first Yemeni head of state to pay an official visit to Canada.