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Gladys Abbott
July 17, 2017

The prime minister on arriving the Calgary Stampede held the two-month-old Justin Trudeau Adam Bilan who was slept happily.

The Syrian family are not the only ones to name their baby after the Canadian prime minister.

The baby's parents, Afraa Hajj Hammoud and Mohammed Belal, named their son after Trudeau as a token of gratitude, CBC News reports. About 1,000 of them moved to Calgary.

Justin Trudeau, meet Justin Trudeau: the Canadian Prime Minister met a baby boy named in his honor due to his efforts to help the family seek refuge from Syria.

Between November 2015, when Mr Trudeau became prime minister, and January this year, more than 40,000 Syrian refugees have been resettled in Canada.

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Justin Trudeau says he has B.C.in his blood. "He is a really nice man", Hammoud told BBC News of the Canadian prime minister.

"He said, "this is Justin-Trudeau, ' and then he says, 'I appreciate that you named him after my name".

"It will be a big story because you know, the Arabic name and the English name, there is a big difference".

In the midst of US President Donald Trump's immigration ban, Mr Trudeau took to twitter to welcome anyone seeking refuge from war or unrest and offered temporary residency to stranded travellers.

Past year in December, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had greeted about 163 Syrian refugees in the capital city Toronto, as the country was getting ready to welcome more refugees.

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