Canada Welcomes Formation of New Government in Madagascar

April 29, 2014 - The Honourable Deepak Obhrai, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and for International Human Rights, today issued the following statement:

“Canada welcomes the formation of a new government in Madagascar and the progress made in following the road map for the restoration of democracy.

“This is a critical step toward the return to constitutional order and greater democratic governance grounded in the rule of law.

“Canada encourages the new government to seize the opportunity to promote national reconciliation, restore democratic governance and the rule of law, and create conditions favourable to the country’s economic development.”

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