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Premier Aariak congratulates new Premier-elect of Greenland

18 March 2013 

Premier Eva Aariak released the following statement today:

“On behalf of the Government of Nunavut and all Nunavummiut, I would like to congratulate Aleqa Hammond on her victory in the election in Kalaallit Nunaat on March 12. Becoming the f irst woman to lead Kalaallit Nunaat will be a historic achievement for Greenland and I wish her success in forming a new government.

Aleqa Hammond is very familiar with Nunavut and even attended Nunavut Arctic College in Iqaluit as a student. I look forward to working with her on areas of mutual interest and to continuethe strong relationship between our governments and our people.”

Media contact:
Emily Woods
Press Secretary
Office of the Premier
867-975-5059
ewoods@gov.nu.ca
www.premier.gov.nu.ca