Minister Cannon to Host Joint Media Availability and Photo Opportunity with President Mahmoud Abbas

(No. A/49 - May 25, 2009) The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will hold a brief photo opportunity and media availability jointly with the President of the Palestinian Authority and Chairman of the Palestinian Liberation Organization, Mahmoud Abbas, prior to a private lunch with Mr. Abbas.

Event: Photo opportunity and media availability

Date: Monday, May 25, 2009

Time: 11:45 a.m. EDT

Location: 9th Floor, Lester B Pearson Building, Ottawa, Ontario

Media representatives are requested to RSVP by calling 613-995-1874 before 10:00 a.m. EDT.

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