Visit of Roving Ambassador of the State of Palestine HE Dr Afif Safieh
Roving Ambassador of the State of Palestine HE Dr Afif Safieh has successfully completed trip to Canberra.
While in Canberra, Dr Safieh had the opportunity to be the keynote speaker at the United Nations International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian people event, where he delivered a powerful speech on the plight of the Palestinian people, the peace process and his hopes that someday soon the Palestinian people will no longer need a day of solidarity.
Dr Safieh also conducted productive and engaging meetings with an array of staff of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs the Hon Senator Penny Wong and a Senior Adviser of the Minister of Foreign Affairs.
During his final evening in Canberra, Dr Safieh had the pleasure of sharing a dinner in his honour with Arab Ambassadors and leaders of the Canberra Palestinian Community.