DFAIT praised as professional organizers of foreign delegations

Planning staff from Ottawa missions share the good and bad of official visits.

Embassy Photo: Sam Garcia
Outgoing Mexican President Felipe Calderon and his entourage during an official visit to Ottawa in June 2010.
Ally Foster
Published: Wednesday, 09/19/2012 12:00 am EDT

Booking a trip is always stressful, but for embassy personnel preparing official visits from their countries, the to-do list is immense and playing it by ear is not an option.

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