Minister Cannon to Hold News Conference from Egypt

(No. A/22 - March 16, 2011) The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will hold a news conference on Wednesday, March 16, 2011, at the Canadian Embassy in Cairo, Egypt.

Minister Cannon will discuss his participation in the G-8 foreign ministers’ meeting in France and his visit to Egypt. Following a brief statement, the Minister will take questions from media representatives.

Event: News conference
Date:
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Time:
1:30 p.m. ET (7:30 p.m. Cairo time)
Location: Embassy of Canada, 26 Kamel El Shenawy Street, Garden City, Cairo, Egypt

Media representatives wishing to participate in the teleconference should dial 1-877-413-4814 (Canada and the United States toll-free) or 613-960-7526. The access code is 4287612.

For more information, please contact:

Lynn Meahan
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs
613-995-1851

Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
613-995-1874
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