Photo Opportunity with Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon and Chinese Foreign Affairs Minister Yang Jiechi

(No. A/60 - June 19, 2009) The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will hold a brief photo opportunity with Chinese Foreign Affairs Minister Yang Jiechi prior to their bilateral meeting.

China is the world’s fastest-growing major economy and is playing an increasingly important role on the global stage, making the Canada-China bilateral relationship more important than ever.

Event: Photo opportunity

Date: Monday, June 22, 2009

Time: 6:15 p.m. (EDT)

Location: Lobby, Lester B. Pearson Building, 125 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

Media representatives are requested to RSVP by calling 613-995-1874 before 12:00 noon (EDT) on Monday, June 22.

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