Canadians residing in Burkina Faso celebrated on June the 27th the 150 anniversary of their country. They gathered as one at the Embassy to commemorate together this special day of their nation. Friends of Canada were also invited to join the celebration. Burkina and Canada tied a very close friendship for 55 years now. Canada is funding many development project in Burkina Faso in many fields such as education, health, good governance and so on. The country contributes also to the implementation of the PNDES the National Plan for Economic and Social Growth of Burkina.