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International Travel Expenses

On May 5, 2004 the Alberta government adopted a new policy on the mandatory publication of international travel expenses for Ministers, MLAs and Ministers' office staff.

International Travel Expenses --

International mission/travel:

International Travel Expenses

Ministry of :
International and Intergovernmental Relations (includes Office of the Premier)(ends Mar 31, 2015)

Name of international mission/travel :

Premier Alison Redford’s Mission to India and Switzerland

Names of participants travelling :
Honourable Alison M. Redford, QC

Mr. Brad Stables
Executive Assistant to the Premier

Mr. Farouk Adatia
Chief of Staff to the Premier

Honourable Manmeet Bhullar
Minister of Human Services

Honourable Naresh Bhardwaj
Associate Minister of Services for Persons with Disabilities

Hunter Wight
Executive Director, Premier’s Office, Southern Alberta

Stefan Baranski
Director of Strategic Communications, Premier’s Office

Dates of travel :
January 09, 2014 to January 25, 2014

Places visited :
New Delhi, State of Punjab, Mumbai and Bengaluru, India; Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

Purpose of travel :
Premier Alison Redford travelled to India to strengthen Alberta’s partnership with India and lead a business delegation to PETROTECH 2014, South Asia’s largest oil and gas conference and exhibition. Following the trade mission to India, Premier Redford travelled to Switzerland to attend the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting.

News release :
Final report :


Expenditures by Participants
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Travel (airfare, airport service fees, ground transportation costs, including taxis, car rentals, parking, trains, buses)
Accommodation (room charges and related taxes only)
Meals (includes restaurant bills and tips, meals on hotel bills, per diem meal claims, share of group meals or working sessions)
Incidental & Miscellaneous (includes cell phone rental and usage charges, conference/registration fees, fax and internet charges, passport and visa fees, medical and inoculation fees, laundry and dry cleaning, baggage handling, meeting rooms, and other sundry expenditures)
Total $124,119.97
General Mission Expenditures
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Receptions and Hosting (receptions, luncheons, dinners, and events that are hosted by the Government of Alberta (includes reception related costs for room rental, food, beverages, catering staff, service charges, entertainment, flowers))
Incidental & Miscellaneous (includes translator and interpreter fees, publications, shipping charges, gifts)
Total $7,254.58
Total Costs $131,374.55

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