Ottawa, April 13, 2015. The Embassy of Venezuela in Canada held a meeting of solidarity and fraternity with the Canadian Muslim community of the Islamic Society of York Region, part of the greater metropolitan area of Toronto, whose leader Zafar Bangash, expressed his full support to President Nicholas Maduro and the Bolivarian Government on behalf of their community.
Ambassador Wilmer Barrientos in his opening remarks expressed great emotion "We are jubilant. This visit is the continuation of a strategic partnership project, an alliance under construction between the Muslim people and the Venezuelan people". The Ambassador emphasized the role of the Muslim world and of Latin America in building a more just, humane world and that recognizes the dignity of its people.