Canada contributes One million dollars to the Jeux de la Francophonie held in Beyrouth
Canada will contribute $1 million to help organize the sixth Francophone Games, which will take place in Beyrouth from September 27 to October 6, according to an announcement Thursday by Josee Verner, of intergovernmental affairs minister, president of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and francophone minister. This contribution is in keeping with Canada’s traditional support for the International Francophone Organization and in particular for the Francophone Games which were held in Ottawa-Hull in 2001. 45 Francophone countries have confirmed their participation.
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