Representatives from 30 countries in Saskatchewan for a diplomatic economic mission
Representatives will primarily travel to Regina and Saskatoon.
Representatives from 30 different countries arrived in Saskatchewan on Monday for an economic and diplomatic mission.
Countries represented include Algeria, Argentina, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Croatia, Estonia, Gabon, Georgia, Hungary, South Africa, Tanzania and Switzerland. The European Union also has representatives there.
In a statement, Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says his government is excited to host this delegation of foreign officials.
“Saskatchewan has the food, oil and fertilizer the world needs.” It is through missions like this that we will continue to strengthen our place on the international scene and become a national giant in terms of economic growth.
— Scott Moe, Premier of Saskatchewan
The dignitaries will travel to Regina where they will visit, among others, the Legislative Building and the Kambeitz Farms.
They will also visit the University of Regina to see the International Carbon Capture Center and the Petroleum Technology Research Center.
The delegation will also travel to Saskatoon to visit the SRC Diamond Laboratory as well as the Wanuskewin Heritage Park.
This mission will end on October 21.