Slovenia’s ambassador leaves post with wish for more trade, diplomatic exchanges
By Shruti ShekarAug. 1, 2018
Active in the diplomatic corps and in the Ottawa community, Marjan Cencen is set to leave Ottawa in mid-August after four years.
Slovenian Ambassador Marjan Cencen says he tried to be as visible as possible in Ottawa, to punch above his small country's weight. The Hill Times photograph by Shruti Shekar
Outgoing Slovenian Ambassador Marjan Cencen says he hopes his successor will not only be able to grow bilateral trade between Canada and his European nation but also organize more official visits between the two.
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