OTTAWA, Nov. 10, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, will travel to Beijing, Nanjing, Shanghai and Manila from November 15 to 20, 2017. He will tour immigration operations and recognize the processing of a record number of temporary residence applications this year. During his trip, Minister Hussen will focus on the service improvements that have been introduced to better serve travellers from China, Canada's fastest-growing tourism market, in advance of the Canada-China Year of Tourism in 2018. He will also attend the grand opening of the Nanjing Visa Application Centre (VAC), one of the seven new VACs to open in China.
November 15 and 16: Beijing, China
November 17: Nanjing, China
November 18: Shanghai, China
November 19 and 20: Manila, Philippines
Notes for media:
- Media wishing to request interviews with Minister Hussen, during or after the trip, should contact the Minister's office.
SOURCE Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
For further information: (media only): Hursh Jaswal, Office of Minister Hussen, 613-954-1064; Media Relations, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, National Headquarters, 613-952-1650, CIC-Media-Relations@cic.gc.ca