Canada - Iraq Friendship Association

MONTREAL, March 1 /CNW Telbec/ - A group of concerned Canadians, mostly of Iraqi origin, teamed up to create the Canada Iraq Friendship Association(CIFA) - Association d'Amitié Canada-Irak Inc. (AACI). CIFA, based in Montreal is a Canadian non-profit organization with a federal charter; it is non-political and non-religious. CIFA wishes to promote a strong friendship between Canada and Iraq, both at the official and people level. It seeks to develop a cooperative and active relationship between Canadian and Iraqi institutions while promoting business, trade, technology transfer, as well as education, art, archeology and agriculture between the two countries.

CIFA recently met with the Minister of Immigration the Honorable Jason Kenney to discuss various issues of concern to Iraqi immigrants, refugees and those who have applied for immigration.

CIFA's founding members reflect in large part, the spectrum of Iraq's religious and ethnic societies; they include university professors, engineers, lawyers, dentists, businessmen and community leaders. CIFA invites everyone who believes in the goals and spirit of the organization, to join as members. Anyone wishing to join is kindly requested to email their personal details to . A general meeting of the members shall be held within three months to elect a permanent Board of Trustees and Executive Committee. All new members shall be eligible to run for office and to vote.

    Mukdad SAÏD
    Board of Trustees


For further information: For further information: Mukdad SAÏD, (514) 696-7816

Organization Profile


More on this organization

Custom Packages

Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.

Start today.

CNW Membership

Fill out a CNW membership form or contact us at 1 (877) 269-7890

Learn about CNW services

Request more information about CNW products and services or call us at 1 (877) 269-7890