Honorary Consulate of Mongolia with its seat in Quebec Opened

The opening ceremony of the Honorary consulate of Mongolia with its seat in Quebec province held on March 21, 2017 in Montreal.
The opening ceremony was attended by Ambassador Radnaabazar Altangerel, Deputy Minister for international relations and the Francophonie Mr.Jean-Stéphane Bernard, Mr. Henri-Paul Normandin, city of Montreal Director for International Relations, General and Honorary Consuls of foreign countries, authorities of Government of Quebec, municipality, delegation of Mongolian community in Quebec, business and press delegations.
The Ambassador Radnaabazar Altangerel Deputy Minister for international relations and the Francophonie Mr.Jean-Stéphane Bernard, Mr. Henri-Paul Normandin, city of Montreal Director for International Relations delivered an opening remarks and Ambassador officially handed the Honorary consul’s seal and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia’s Note verbale and exequatur of the Canadian side to Mr.Paul.
The Ambassador emphasized that the Honorary Consul’s priority is to support the legal rights of the Mongolian citizens and highlighted the importance of enhancing the extended partnership relations between Mongolia and Canada, mediate Mongolian culture, develop business to business relationship and wished Mr.Paul every success for his future endeavour.
Deputy Minister for international relations and the Francophonie Mr.Jean-Stéphane Bernard, Mr. Henri-Paul Normandin, city of Montreal Director for International Relations congratulated Mr.Paul for his appointment as Honorary Consul of Mongolia in Quebec, one of the important trade, economic and cultural provinces of Canada and expressed their interest of cooperation for the cause of furthering the already existing the friendly relations between two countries. They also expressed their belief that Honorary Consul’s post will bring fruitful outcome for the bilateral relations between two countries.
About 500 Mongolians are living in Quebec and Mongolian community, Mongolia-Canada Educational and cultural center, Mongolian language courses are successfully operating in Montreal.