NEWS AND EVENTS
November 15, 2006
Prime Minister of Canada supported the peace-makers from Uzbekistan
Samarkand International Museum of Peace and Solidarity received recognition of Canadian government.
Steven Harper, the prime minister of Canada became a member of international project \"Peace Autograph\" and sent a special certificate to Uzbekistan in recognition of this peace-making initiative, which is carried out by the activists of Samarkand International Museum of Peace and Solidarity.
According to Anatoliy Ionesov, the museum director and coordinator of \"Peace Autograph\" project, the Prime Minister of Canada agrees with \"the noble goal to build peace and solidarity on the planet, the goal that Canada supports\".
\"On behalf of the government of Canada, Mr. Steven Harper wished success to Samarkand Museum of Peace and Solidarity in the accomplishment of our initiatives\" says Anatoliy Ionessov.
Steven Joseph Harper is the 22nd Prime Minister of Canada (since 1867) was adjured as a head of the government on the 6 February 2006. He was born on the 30 April 1959 in Toronto, finished University in Kalgari city, majoring in economics.
In 1993 he was elected as a member of the House of Commons for the first time.
Mr. Harper is a leader of Conservative party of Canada that won the parliament elections in January 2006. His colleagues note that Mr. Harper has a good sense of humour, excellent memory, likes to read, and writes a book on hockey history. He is married and his wife\'s name is Lorin. They have 2 children: son Benjamin and daughter Rachel.
Samarkand received photo of Steven Harper with his autograph and certificate signed by the head of the Canadian government.