On behalf of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, I would like to welcome you to our Honorary Consulate website representing the Islamic Republic of Mauritania in Western Canada.
As the Honorary Consul, I am prepared to listen to your views, provide you with information about the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, be that of general, commercial, touristic, cultural or any other nature.
We are especially available to discuss and provide information about the exciting business opportunities between Alberta and Mauritania. The Honorary Consulate is available to assist local businesses with their Mauritanian ventures. The Honorary Consulate will assist with your queries and facilitate inter-actions between Islamic Republic of Mauritania and the Province of Alberta. However, the Honorary Consulate of Alberta is not authorized to issue official documentation such as visas for travel to Mauritania , Mauritania Passports , or authentication of Documents.
Important Notice: Visa issuance is now done by the Mauritania Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York.
For other services, consult this Website and the Mauritania Consulate in Montreal, Quebec. For more details on how to obtain an Mauritania visa visit the relevant page or note the addresses below to the UN office.
We are here to listen to your views, provide you with information about the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, be that of general, commercial, touristic, cultural or any other nature, answer your queries and facilitate inter-actions between Islamic Republic of Mauritania and the Province of Alberta.
We are honored to serve the government of Mauritania and to provide humble service to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania .
Dr. Ized-Din (Dean) Sanduga
Islamic Republic of Mauritania Consulate
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania to the United Nations
116 East 38th Street New York, N.Y. 10016 Phone: (212) 252-0113 Fax: (212) 252-0175
Consulate of Mauritania - Montreal, Canada
Honorary Consul Bernard Colas
2020 University Street, Suite 1920
Canada, H3A 2A5
Telephone: (514) 303 8848
Facsimile: (514) 303 8825
Born in Jerusalem, 1942 Dean Sanduga immigrated to Canada in 1966 where he went on to become an esteemed citizen and contributor in both the public and private sector. He was awarded the Leader’s Service Award by the Honorable Primer Ralph Klein for his outstanding Volunteer service and recently awarded the Golden Jubilee Medal for his significant contributions made to Canada & community. Dean has held the position of Quasi judicial Review Board Chairman of the Alberta Housing Review Board. This was preceded by his position as a consultant in International Investment Promotion with Alberta Economic Development and Trade; and Board Chairman of Alberta Small Business Term Assistance Program.
Director/Consultant Economic Development, Government of Alberta, Trade and Investment for Middle East and Africa
Quasi judicial Review Board Chairman Interest Shielding Program, Alberta Housing, Government of Alberta
Quasi judicial , Review Board Chairman Small Business term assistance program, Government of Alberta
Quasi judicial , Assessment Review Board member. City of Edmonton
President, Pharma Tech 2000 Inc.
His experiences include many different Consulting positions with the Provincial Department of Municipal Affair – Housing Division, Alberta Economic Development and Trade.
Trade Strategy and International Trade Policy Development
Marketing and Program Development Market and Economic Analysis
He has held this esteemed position of Honorary Consul since 1996.
Dean was educated at the University of Bonn Germany where he received a Bachelor degree in Electronic Engineering. As founder of Sanduga & Associates in 1995 Dean epitomized the entrepreneurial spirit and continued towards a successful launch of his own International Export and Import businesses. His success includes ownership and management of Nutraceutical Corporation PharmaTech 2000 Dean holds a PhD in Business.
Over the past thirty years, he has been an active volunteer in his community; serving as a leader in key roles:
President of Edmonton Multicultural Society
Interim President of the Alberta Race Relation Council
Secretary of the Canadian Islamic center
Secretary Canada Palestine Health Research Foundation
Secretary of the Canadian Arab Friendship Association
Member of the Rotary International
Director United Way campaign
Member of Canadian Business Club
President of the Edmonton Calder PC Constituency
President of Edmonton North PC Constituency, Regional Director PC Edmonton North
Dr. Sanduga is fluent in English, Arabic (all major Arabic dialects) and German.