Canada's new Ambassador to Chad, Mr. Pierre Assalin, on September 30th presented his credentials to?
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Background: Canada's new Ambassador to Chad, Mr. Pierre Assalin, on September 30th presented his credentials to President Francois Tombalbaye.
M. Tombalbaye told Mr. Assalin to feel free in Chad because it was a friendly land, and nothing could break the friendly relations built up with Canada in ten years of co-operation.
Mr. Assalin said Canada was happy to co-operate with Chad, whether on the basis of current bilateral exchange or by Canada's participation in international forums.
SYNOPSIS: The Presidential Palace in Fort Lamy, capital of Chad. The occasion is the arrival of Canada's new Ambassador to present his credentials. The Ambassador is Mr. Pierre Assalin. Seen here with President Francois Tombalbaye.
In the last ten years, Chad and Canada have built up a great spirit of co-operation, as mentioned by Mr. Assail in his speech on this occasion.
President Tombalbaye, in reply, said Chad highly appreciated the co-operation between the two countries. His government was very happy with the work of Canadian officials in Chad, and nothing could break up the relations between them.