The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

September 17, 2008 08:00 ET

The Fraser Institute: Media Advisory-An Evening With Howar Ziad, Iraq's Ambassador to Canada at "Ca Se Discute: Fraser @ Ferreira"

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Sept. 17, 2008) - With the American military presence in Iraq likely to be a hot issue in the U.S. presidential campaign, Iraq's ambassador to Canada, Howar Ziad will be in Montreal to discuss Iraq's social, economic and political future on Thursday, September 18 as part of the Fraser Institute's 2008 cocktail speakers' series, Ca se discute: Fraser @ Ferreira.

Howar Ziad will provide a unique and insightful commentary on the problems facing the new Republic of Iraq. He will speak of the progress Iraq is making, the yawning indifference this has aroused in the mainstream media, and the gratitude his people have for the intervention of the United States and its allies.

Ca se discute: Fraser @ Ferreira offers a unique opportunity to discuss an array of issues with opinion-makers whose leadership on key topics informs the news and public debate.

Members of the media are invited to attend and are asked to contact the Montreal communications officer.

Event: Ca se discute: Fraser @ Ferreira

Date: Thursday, September 18, 2008

Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm (Program from 6:30 pm to 7:15 pm)

Location: Ferreira
1448 Peel Street, Montreal

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