Minister Cannon to Hold Media Teleconference from China

(No. A/45 - May 12, 2009) The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will hold a media teleconference on May 13, 2009, concerning his trip to Beijing and Shanghai. During his visit, he will meet with Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi and other members of the Chinese government, as well as leaders of Canadian businesses established in China. Minister Cannon will also participate in preparations for the Canadian Pavilion for the 2010 World Expo, which will be held in Shanghai.

Event: Media teleconference
Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2009
Time: 10 a.m. EDT

Media representatives interested in covering this event must register with the Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office at 613-995-1874 to obtain the call-in number and passcode.

For more information, please contact:

Natalie Sarafian
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada