Counsellor of the Embassy of Canada in Latvia Jude Pecora visited Rēzekne City and Rēzekne Municipality

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Counsellor of the Embassy of Canada in Latvia Jude Pecora visited Rēzekne City and Rēzekne Municipality

April 26, 2018

With an aim to get acquainted with the social and economic situation in the regions of Latvia, this March Counsellor of the Embassy of Canada in Latvia Jude Pecora visited Rēzekne and Rēzekne Municipality in two-day visit. In scope of the visit Mr. Jude Pecora had meetings with the representatives of municipalities and Rēzekne SEZ, as well as visited cultural objects and educational institutions.

On the first day of the visit, on March 22, the Counsellor of the Embassy of Canada, Jude Pecora, had a meeting with the representatives Rēzekne Municipality and visited Lūznava Manor and the Malta Secondary School. On March 23, the Counsellor of the Embassy of Canada had a meeting with the representatives of Rēzekne City Council and Rēzekne SEZ, and visited Rēzekne Green Synagogue, Embassy of Latgale “GORS” and Rēzekne Academy of Technologies.

During the meeting with the Rēzekne SEZ Authority, representatives of the Embassy of Canada in Latvia were introduced to the support provided by Rēzekne SEZ to entrepreneurs, investment objects in the Rēzekne SEZ, as well as aspects of regional business environment. Within the framework of the visit, Jude Pecora also emphasized the intensified economic cooperation between Latvia and Canada since the entry into force of the EU- Canada Free Trade Agreement (CETA) in 2016 and expressed hope that economic cooperation between countries will be extended in future.

This is the second visit of the Counsellor of the Embassy of Canada outside of Riga since taking office. During the visit Mr. Jude Pecora highly valued the contribution of Rēzekne City and Rēzekne Municipality in the development of the territory, including improvement of culture, education and business infrastructure.

 

Photo: Rēzekne City Council