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Croatian President off on Working Visit to Canada

President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović (photo credit: Ured Predsjednice)

President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović (photo credit: Ured Predsjednice)

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović will begin a working visit to Canada this weekend where she will visit a number of cities.

According to a press release from the president’s Office, on Saturday Grabar-Kitarović will take part on the Halifax International Security Forum in Nova Scotia, before visiting Norval, Kitchener and Toronto.

In Norval Grabar-Kitarović will speak at the Croatian-Canadian Youth Mentorship Event where students, members of the Croatian-Canadian community, and former Croatian-Canadian Chamber of Commerce scholarship winners and their mentors from various professions will gather.

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović (Ured Predsjednice)

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović (Ured Predsjednice)

On Monday the Croatian President will be in Kitchener where she will meet with mayor Berry Vrbanovic and members of the local Croatian community. She will also visit Waterloo University and meet with the dean and students of Croatian language studies there whilst also visiting the Lazaridis Quantom Nano computer centre.

In Toronto on the same day President Grabar-Kitarović will meet with Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Premier of Onatario Kathleen Wynne and members of the Croatian-Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

The President will be in Toronto (photo credit: Creative Commons)

The President will be in Toronto (photo credit: Creative Commons)

The President will also use the visit to take part in round table meetings with Canadian business people to discuss investment opportunities in Croatia.

To end the visit Grabar-Kitarović will attend a fundraising dinner for the restoration of the Vukovar water tower hosted by Canada’s Croatian community.

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