Ambassador Soroosh Joins Other Heads of Mission from the Asia Pacific Region in the Second Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19

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Ottawa- May 01, 2020

Ambassador Hassan Soroosh joined other heads of mission from the Asia Pacific region in the Second Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19 co-organized by the Global Affairs Canada and the Embassy of the Philippines in Ottawa. Mr. Paul Thoppil, Assistant Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia Pacific; Mr. Stewart Wheeler, Chief of Protocol and other speakers from the Public Health Agency of Canada and Universities Canada briefed the participants about the status of COVID-19 in Canada, ongoing response efforts as well as issues related to international students in Canada.

Ambassador Soroosh also spoke briefly about the COVID-19 response efforts in Afghanistan; the relevant vulnerabilities and challenges as well as the ongoing discussions with development partners in this area.

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